What are "general protection" errors logged to /var/log/messages on my x86_64 system?
Last updated on MAY 25, 2017
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
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1. A kernel general protection error occurs in the /var/log/ message log as shown below.
kernel: someprogram general protection rip:40b3ea rsp:7fbfffe250 error:0
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