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Re: port-powerpc/46711: Generating a gpg2 key causes a "user PGM trap" kernel loop
On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 04:00:08AM +0000, Michael wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR port-powerpc/46711; it has been noted by
> From: Michael <macallan%netbsd.org@localhost>
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: port-powerpc/46711: Generating a gpg2 key causes a "user PGM
> trap" kernel loop
> Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2012 23:59:31 -0400
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> Those are user mode traps.
> sysctl -w machdep.printfataltraps=3D0
Humm... I tried that, and indeed the error message disappeared. The
program does not work anyway, but this is a different story.
Anyway. Is it useful for the kernel to print this? The fact that,
by default, all these messages can flood the console and render the
machine almost unusable, all triggered from an unprivileged process...
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