dsm_sa_datamgr32d panics vanilla kernel 2.6.18

Rainer Traut tr.ml at gmx.de
Thu Dec 7 07:44:15 CST 2006


Hi,

I have tested now with 2.6.19 and the problem still exists, so 2.6.18 
and *.19 is affected.
Kernel 2.6.17.7 is up and running fine.

I now have the trace, is it still important?
Should I send it to anyone of you?

Thx
Rainer


Michael_E_Brown at dell.com schrieb:
> Re-reading your message, it is almost certain that this is an upstream
> vanilla kernel bug. If you remove srvadmin-storage rpm, it should fix
> this for the time being. The storage management does some scsi device
> probing and scanning, which has been known in the past to trigger bugs
> in some drivers. It is likely that gdth kernel module has a
> recently-introduced bug.
> --
> Michael
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com 
>> [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Rainer Traut
>> Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2006 6:30 AM
>> To: Boyd, Patrick
>> Cc: linux-poweredge-Lists
>> Subject: Re: dsm_sa_datamgr32d panics vanilla kernel 2.6.18
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> thx for your answer.
>> I can send a trace next week, this week we're busy moving.
>>
>> THx
>> Rainer
>>
>> Patrick_Boyd at Dell.com schrieb:
>>> It would help if we knew more data about the panic.
>>>
>>> Patrick Boyd
>>> Dell Storage Software Engineer
>>> (512)728-3182
>>>  
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com 
>>> [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Rainer Traut
>>> Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2006 9:54 AM
>>> To: linux-poweredge-Lists
>>> Subject: dsm_sa_datamgr32d panics vanilla kernel 2.6.18
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> am running RHEL4 U4 with vanilla kernel 2.6.18 on a Poweredge 4600, 
>>> this kernel because of XFS support.
>>>
>>> It has a second raid controller ICP Vortex 8x23RZ which 
>> uses the gdth 
>>> driver.
>>> While starting dsm_sa_datamgr32d from OMSA 5.1 the kernel panics 
>>> (various hints of gdth and scsi_mod can be seen on the console).
>>> Kernel 2.6.17.7 runs fine though...
>>>
>>> Any help/thoughts? Maybe a kernel bug? Or an OMSA problem?
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