Re: [crash/panic] Linux-2.6.0-test9

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Mon Nov 03 2003 - 03:52:54 EST

Gary Wolfe <gpwolfe@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Greetings,
> I have:
> Asus P4C800 Deluxe w/2.4GHz P4 (no HT and not 800Mhz bus)
> Tried test8 and, now, test9 and both exhibit same problem.
> The issue seems to be related to the PnPBIOS support under the Plug and
> Play Kconfig category. When enabled I get a crash of the form:
> Linux Plug and Play Support v0.97 (c) Adam Belay
> PnPBIOS: Scanning system for PnP BIOS support...
> PnPBIOS: Found PnP BIOS installation structure at 0xc00f5350
> PnPBIOS: PnP BIOS version 1.0, entry 0xf0000:0x5f3a, dseg 0xf0000
> general protection fault: 0000 [#1]
> CPU: 0
> EIP: 0098:[<00002b60>] Not tainted
> EFLAGS: 00010083
> EIP is at 0x2b60
> eax: 000023d6 ebx: 0000007a ecx: 00010000 edx: 00000001
> esi: dfed244e edi: 0000006d ebp: dfed0000 esp: dfed9eda

Your stack pointer became misaligned. I thought Manfred fixed that?
You don't have nmi_watchdog enabled on the kernel boot command line
do you?

> ds: 00b0 es: 00b0 ss: 0068
> Process Swapper (pid:1 threadinfo=dfed8000 task=c151b900)
> Stack: 000003d6 23d629d2 00000000 815d006d 0000d3ff 00010001 9f2c80fc
> 006dd408
> 9f2c0000 d3ff9f08 00060001 61f990c0c 010c010c 007b6054 0000007b 00a08000
> 601000b0 00a85fd6 00000082 000b0000 00010090 00a80000 00b00000 00a00001
> Call Trace:
> Code: Bad EIP value.
> <0>Kernel panic: Attempted to kill init!
> ....blinking cursor and nothing else.
> If I remove the PNPBIOS option I get past this point. I would be happy
> to email my full .config should anyone wish to look at it. I'd also be
> happy to test any patches anyone may have for this issue.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at