megaraid2 driver update

Jim Greene jwgreene at megalink.net
Wed Oct 20 07:11:02 CDT 2004


Now a question.  I am currently running kernel 2.6.8.1  Does the below crash 
look like it could be related to the megaraid driver?
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer 
dereference at virtual address 00000004
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel:  printing eip:
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: c2825292
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: *pde = 00003001
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: Oops: 0002 [#1]
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: SMP
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: Modules linked in: md5 ipv6 autofs4 e1000 
microcode ext3 jbd dm_mod megaraid qla2300 qla2xxx scsi_transport_fc sd_mod 
scsi_mod
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: CPU:    2
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: EIP:    0060:[<c2825292>]    Not tainted
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: EFLAGS: 00010202   (2.6.8-1.524smp)
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: EIP is at 
journal_commit_transaction+0x60f/0x1228 [jbd]
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: eax: 76ad132c   ebx: 00000000   ecx: c1165780 
edx: bf1c42fc
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: esi: c1faac00   edi: 76ad132c   ebp: be1b8300 
esp: c10e6da0
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: ds: 007b   es: 007b   ss: 0068
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: Process kjournald (pid: 223, 
threadinfo=c10e6000 task=39ee9170)
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: Stack: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 
00000000 00000000 3d3cc3bc 0208c50c
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel:        000004bf 0000009c 00000000 00000001 
00000100 00000083 00008f80 0000009c
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel:        0000009c 02405004 02404ff8 c10e6e1c 
00000003 04841060 00000000 39ee9170
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: Call Trace:
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel:  [<0211f0bf>] autoremove_wake_function+0x0/0x2d
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel:  [<0211cd90>] load_balance+0x4b/0x1f9
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel:  [<0211f0bf>] autoremove_wake_function+0x0/0x2d
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel:  [<0211d5c0>] scheduler_tick+0x3b9/0x3c1
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel:  [<c2827f33>] kjournald+0x10d/0x329 [jbd]
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel:  [<0211f0bf>] autoremove_wake_function+0x0/0x2d
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel:  [<0211f0bf>] autoremove_wake_function+0x0/0x2d
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel:  [<0211bfe9>] finish_task_switch+0x6c/0x8c
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel:  [<c2827e20>] commit_timeout+0x0/0x5 [jbd]
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel:  [<c2827e26>] kjournald+0x0/0x329 [jbd]
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel:  [<021041f1>] kernel_thread_helper+0x5/0xb
Oct 19 15:17:11 pop1 kernel: Code: f0 ff 43 04 8b 03 a8 04 0f 84 9d 00 00 00 
81 be e8 00 00 00

Jim

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Matt Domsch" <Matt_Domsch at dell.com>
To: "Jim Greene" <jwgreene at megalink.net>
Cc: "Jens Bergmann" <jens.bergmann at ewetel.de>; <linux-poweredge at dell.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 20, 2004 8:02 AM
Subject: Re: megaraid2 driver update


> On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 07:55:16AM -0400, Jim Greene wrote:
>> Now in kernel 2.6.9 the driver is megaraid2, just called megaraid ?
>> Because looking at the source code the version #'s are different from the
>> megaraid2 and what is in the kernel.
>
> Yes, in 2.6.9 it's just called 'megaraid' (or really, megaraid_mm),
> but it's the code for megaraid2 (the 2.4.x kernel name) ported to
> 2.6.x.
>
> Thanks,
> Matt
>
> -- 
> Matt Domsch
> Sr. Software Engineer, Lead Engineer
> Dell Linux Solutions linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux
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