[distcc] Re: Distcc crashes Linux (Intel e1000 ethernet driver?)

mbp at sourcefrog.net mbp at sourcefrog.net
Sat Aug 7 21:49:37 GMT 2004

On  7 Aug 2004, Mikko Huhtala <mhuhtala at abo.fi> wrote:
> The Linux kernel panic when running distcc evidently happens on
> uniprocessor Pentium 4 systems running either the e1000 or the 3c59x
> driver and when running distcc jobs via ssh (earlier I saw the problem
> on e1000 + SMP hardware + rsh.). Setting DISTCC_MMAP=0 does not seem
> to help; at least one uniprocessor e1000 system crashed regardless.
> The kernel version is 2.4.22-1.2197 from Fedora Core 1 updates. Anyone
> using distcc on Fedora 1? Does this problem goes away if the kernel is
> updated to the latest stock kernel in the 2.4-series? (Should I file a
> Fedora bug?)

If you don't want to upgrade to 2.4.26 then there is a patch on LKML
that you might try.  It is linked from the distcc FAQ.

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