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[SLUG] Kernel Messages


Howdy Folks

Where do I go to investigate kernel messages like this below?
URLs?
Google will show me hundreds of similar, but nothing that really helps
me understand what is going on.



Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer
dereference at virtual address 00000012
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel:  printing eip:
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: c014d728
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: *pde = 00000000
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: Oops: 0000
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: via82cxxx_audio uart401 ac97_codec
sound soundcore binfmt_misc nfsd parport_pc lp parport autofs nfs lockd
sunrpc tulip ide-cd cdrom usb-uhci usbcore ext3 jbd
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: CPU:    0
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: EIP:    0010:[<c014d728>]    Not
tainted
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: EFLAGS: 00010202
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: 
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: EIP is at dnotify_flush [kernel] 0x38
(2.4.18-18.7.x)
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: eax: 00004000   ebx: 00000002   ecx:
db4ba900   edx: db4baa08
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: esi: d7cf9240   edi: d0b3b740   ebp:
bffff988   esp: c77a3f8c
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: ds: 0018   es: 0018   ss: 0018
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: Process python (pid: 2401,
stackpage=c77a3000)
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: Stack: d7cf9240 00000000 d0b3b740
c0138edf d7cf9240 d0b3b740 d7cf9240 00000005 
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel:        00000005 c0138f43 d7cf9240
d0b3b740 c77a2000 c010893b 00000005 bffff97c 
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel:        40047b18 00000005 00000005
bffff988 00000006 0000002b 0000002b 00000006 
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: Call Trace: [<c0138edf>] filp_close
[kernel] 0x3f (0xc77a3f98))
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: [<c0138f43>] sys_close [kernel] 0x43
(0xc77a3fb0))
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: [<c010893b>] system_call [kernel] 0x33
(0xc77a3fc0))
Dec 20 03:07:00 dragonfly kernel: 

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