Re: Kernel Hangs, EIP is at scsi_decide_disposition

From: Thomas Backlund
Date: Thu Aug 03 2006 - 18:13:10 EST

Richard Mollel wrote:
Our mandriva boxes are randomly crushing after
migration to 2006.0 download version. The same
hardware has had mandriva 10.0 withuptimes of over 230
days....but nowadays it is hardly a week before a
crash for over 6 nodes with latest kernels.

The correct place to report this is:

I captured one of our lockups and am attaching the
output of ksymoops for further interpretation by mroe
experienced eyes when it comes to kernel internals.

Here is the actual error, and attached, the ksymoops
interpretation of it.

Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at
virtual address 000002a9
printing eip:
*pde = 3702b001
Oops: 0000 [#1]
Modules linked in: sg nfsd exportfs raw md5 ipv6 nfs
lockd nfs_acl sunrpc parport_pc lp parport e1000
af_packet floppy video thermal tc1100_wmi processor
fan container button battery ac ipt_LOG ipt_REJECT
ipt_state ip_conntrack iptable_filter ip_tables ide_cd
loop hw_random 3w_9xxx tsdev sr_mod ehci_hcd uhci_hcd
usbcore evdev reiserfs sd_mod ahci ata_piix libata
CPU: 0
EIP: 0060:[<f88642bd>] Tainted: G M VLI
EFLAGS: 00010282 (2.6.12-22mdksmp)

Can you reproduce with an untainted kernel ??

This is what you also need to report to the above mentioned address...


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