Re: 2.2.19 locks up on SMP

From: Ion Badulescu (
Date: Mon Apr 30 2001 - 04:22:00 EST

On Sun, 29 Apr 2001 01:16:04 +0200, bert hubert <> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 28, 2001 at 02:21:29PM -0700, Ion Badulescu wrote:
>> Hi Alan,
>> Over the last week I've tried to upgrade a 4-CPU Xeon box to 2.2.19, but
>> the it keeps locking up whenever the disks are stresses a bit, e.g. when
>> updatedb is running. I get the following messages on the console:
>> wait_on_bh, CPU 1:
>> irq: 1 [1 0]
>> bh: 1 [1 0]
>> <[8010af71]>
> Obvious question is, which compiler.

These are rh62 systems, the compiler is egcs-1.1.2. So that's not it.

I'd be willing to do the binary search through the 2.2.19pre series,
but I'd rather avoid it if it's a known bug. It's pretty painful, both
for myself and for the real users of this box, to go through the pains
of 10-20 cycles of reboot-crash-fsck_3_large_disks...


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