NFS problems with RH 7.0 on PowerEdge 2300

Rodger R. Getz rgetz at awis.com
Mon Aug 6 09:38:01 CDT 2001


We are running RH7.0 retail and upgraded to 2.2.19-7 yesterday. We will
see if this finally resolves the problem.

On Mon, 6 Aug 2001, Michael E Brown wrote:

> Which version of Red Hat are you running, and which kernel version? There
> is a known bug in Red Hat 7.1 retail and SBE that causes oops in NFS. If
> you upgrade to the latest RH7.1 errata kernel, this should go away. If you
> are running an earlier release of Red Hat, make sure you are running the
> latest errata for that version.
> --
> Michael Brown
> Linux OS Development
> Dell Computer Corp
>
> On Fri, 3 Aug 2001, Rodger R. Getz wrote:
>
> > We have had an increasing problem with our PowerEdge system suddenly locking
> > up. An examination of /var/log/messages indicates that the problem appears
> > to be with nfs. The system ran a long time with no problems but this nfs
> > problem has now made the system very unstable. Our 2300 is primarily a
> > fileserver for our network which has a Sun Netra running Solaris 5.6. Has
> > anyone else encountered this problem? Here is the messages file output:
> >
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer reference
> > at virtual address 00000008
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel: current->tss.cr3 = 00101000, %cr3 = 00101000
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel: *pde = 00000000
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel: Oops: 0000
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel: CPU:    0
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel: EIP:    0010:[<e009ee5a>]
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel: EFLAGS: 00210286
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel: eax: 00000000   ebx: dd6b9600   ecx: 00000000
> > edx: da50401c
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel: esi: dd6b9600   edi: da504014   ebp: dd6b9600
> > esp: d9e83f5c
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel: ds: 0018   es: 0018   ss: 0018
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel: Process nfsd (pid: 1729, process nr: 80,
> > stackpage=d9e83000)
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel: Stack: da504014 e00984ca dd6b9600 da50401c
> > d8ab5b40 dd6b96f4 e00a1b80 d8ab5b7c
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel:        e006a640 dd6b9600 da504014 d9e82000
> > d9e82000 00000000 dd6b9600 d8ab5b40
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel:        e00a1ec0 00000000 00000002 000186a3
> > 00000002 da504014 e00a1a2c 00000000
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel: Call Trace: [<e00984ca>] [<e00a1b80>]
> > [<e006a640>] [<e00a1ec0>] [<e00a1a2c>] [<e009826d>] [kernel_thread+35/48]
> > Aug  3 21:38:47 data kernel: Code: 8b 58 08 85 db 75 07 31 d2 e9 05 01 00 00
> > 66 8b 43 22 66 c1
> >
> >
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