ide-convert-[89] oops (decoded) on boot

From: J.A. Magallon (
Date: Sat May 04 2002 - 20:08:33 EST

On 2002.05.04 J.A. Magallon wrote:
>Just patched pre8 with ide-convert-9, and system hangs on boot:
>PIIX4: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 39
>PIIX4: chipset revision 1
>PIIX4: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
> ide0: BM-DMA at 0xffa0-0xffa7, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:DMA
> ide1: BM-DMA at 0xffa8-0xffaf, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA, hdd:pio
>hda: Conner Peripherals 1080MB - CFS1081A, ATA DISK drive
>ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
>ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
><=======0 OOPS here, just got hung...
> <usual output follows >
>hda: 2114180 sectors (1082 MB), CHS=524/64/63, DMA
>ide-cd: passing drive hdb to ide-scsi emulation.
>ide-cd: passing drive hdc to ide-scsi emulation.
>ide-floppy driver 0.99.newide

convert.8 also hangs. convert.6 worked in my latest 2.4.19-pre7-jam6.
Now I'm building -pre8-jam1, and the jump from convert.6 to convert.9
does not work. Bott is fine without the patch, with included ide.
Only option yet to be tested is convert.7...

Decoded oops:

ksymoops 2.4.5 on i686 2.4.19-pre7-jam9. Options used
     -V (default)
     -k /proc/ksyms (default)
     -l /proc/modules (default)
     -o /lib/modules/2.4.19-pre8-jam1/ (specified)
     -m /boot/ (specified)

[ton of warnings about ksyms mismatchs...]

Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer derefernce at virtual address 00000040
*pde = 000000000
Oops: 0000
CPU: 1
EIP: 0010:[<c01cd2d7>] Not tainted
Using defaults from ksymoops -t elf32-i386 -a i386
EFLAGS: 00010292
eax: 00000000 ebx: c0376f40 ecx: c01d4010 edx: 00000020
esi: c0376f84 edi: 00000007 ebp: 0008e000 esp: c15b5f38
ds: 0018 es: 0018 ss: 0018
Process swapper (pid: 1, stackpage=c15b5000)
c0288031 c0165de1 dfe549a0 00000000 0000004c c02ad1f0 00000001 c01cd2b0
c0376f84 c02ad2a0 0008e000 c01cc19f 00000007 c0376f84 c0376f40 c0376f84
00000001 c0105000 c01d4064 c0376f84 c02ad2a0 00000001 00000000 c0376f40
Code: 8b 40 40 89 44 24 18 8b ab 2c 03 00 0f b6 86 c4 00 00 00

>>EIP; c01cd2d7 <ide_dmaproc+27/370> <=====

>>ebx; c0376f40 <ide_hwifs+0/2238>
>>ecx; c01d4010 <idedisk_init+0/130>
>>esi; c0376f84 <ide_hwifs+44/2238>
>>ebp; 0008e000 Before first symbol
>>esp; c15b5f38 <_end+12305e4/204a86ac>

Code; c01cd2d7 <ide_dmaproc+27/370>
00000000 <_EIP>:
Code; c01cd2d7 <ide_dmaproc+27/370> <=====
   0: 8b 40 40 mov 0x40(%eax),%eax <=====
Code; c01cd2da <ide_dmaproc+2a/370>
   3: 89 44 24 18 mov %eax,0x18(%esp,1)
Code; c01cd2de <ide_dmaproc+2e/370>
   7: 8b ab 2c 03 00 0f mov 0xf00032c(%ebx),%ebp
Code; c01cd2e4 <ide_dmaproc+34/370>
   d: b6 86 mov $0x86,%dh
Code; c01cd2e6 <ide_dmaproc+36/370>
   f: c4 00 les (%eax),%eax

<0> Kernel panic: Attempted to kill init !

1211 warnings issued. Results may not be reliable.

Hope this helps...

J.A. Magallon                           #  Let the source be with you...
Mandrake Linux release 8.3 (Cooker) for i586
Linux werewolf 2.4.19-pre8-jam1 #3 SMP dom may 5 02:28:08 CEST 2002 i686
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