Re: kernel BUG at <bad filename>:50307!

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Tue Aug 15 2006 - 10:29:18 EST

On Tue, 2006-08-15 at 16:27 +0200, Martin Braun wrote:
> Hello all,
> I got this bug (see below) in my logs, the system showed with "top" an
> increasing load average of 11 and more but with an cpu-idle of 99% and
> no processes used mentionable resources, there were 6 zombies. A
> shutdown was not possible most of the samba processes didn't respond to
> a kill.
> Before the exception the server was -as usual- under heavy load of samba
> processes 4-5 clients, with many automated activity (batch-processes
> with image processing).
> What does this bug mean?


it means you don't have CONFIG_KALLSYMS enabled, so the kernel isn't
able to give a decent debugging output in the oops.. if it's a
repeatable oops turning that option on would be a great help to even
figure out which part of the kernel is involved...

Arjan van de Ven
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