Racadm causes segfault on Debian kernel

Eberhard Moenkeberg emoenke at gwdg.de
Thu Oct 9 02:38:01 CDT 2003


Hi,

On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, Lukas Kubin wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Oct 2003, Eberhard Moenkeberg wrote:
> > On Wed, 8 Oct 2003, Lukas Kubin wrote:

> > > I'm trying to run racadm (I got from
> > > http://domsch.com/linux/openmanage-contrib/debian/) on two, almost
> > > identical servers: PE4600, Debian, kernel 2.4.20-3-686-smp.
> > > On one of them everything works fine. However the second one gets
> > > "Segmentation fault" whe I run "racadm setrac". When I run "racadm
> > > racdump", then it only returns the first section (getsysinfo) and also
> > > fails with segfault.
> > > The same problem appears on our PE2650 with same kernel.
> > > Newer kernels didn't work at all.
> > > Does anybody know a solution for this? Which kernels do you run on Debian?
> > > Thank you.
> >
> > I guess it is a matter of the libc version - segfaults happen with newer
> > versions here.
>
> Hmm. That's bad. I can't downgrade libc. Is there any solution to this?
> Should I simply copy an old libc6 file from another machine and force
> racadm to use it?

You can use omconfig/omreport calls for some of the segfaulting
racadm calls, and "finer" racadm calls for some.

Have a look into
http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/linux/people/emoenke/suse-on-dell/.

Cheers -e
-- 
Eberhard Moenkeberg (emoenke at gwdg.de, em at kki.org)




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