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DL580G3 - RHEL4 Update 3 - SmartArray 6402 - Kernel Panic

CA1386073
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DL580G3 - RHEL4 Update 3 - SmartArray 6402 - Kernel Panic

Dear Sirs,

after installing upgrade 3 for RedHat Enterprise Linux Server 4 Server crashes on Boot (Kernel Panic). Arghhh**

Kernel: 2.6.9-34.ELhugemem
Console log:
...
cpufreq: P1: 3001 MHz, 101516 mW, 100 uS
cpufreq: P2: 2668 MHz, 89116 mW, 100 uS
cpufreq: P3: 2334 MHz, 79334 mW, 100 uS
ACPI: (supports S0 S4 S5)
ACPI wakeup devices:

Freeing unused kernel memory: 180k freed
SCSI subsystem initialized
HP CISS Driver (v 2.6.10)
cciss: controller appears to be disabled
Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 00000370
printing eip:
f8875f12
*pde = 00004001
Oops: 0002 [#1]
SMP
Modules linked in: cciss sd_mod scsi_mod
CPU: 2
EIP: 0060:[] Not tainted VLI
EFLAGS: 00010286 (2.6.9-34.ELhugemem)
EIP is at cciss_init_one+0x506/0x51b [cciss]
eax: 00000000 ebx: e1cb8400 ecx: e1ed9a80 edx: 03000000
esi: f887d7c0 edi: ffffffed ebp: 00000000 esp: e1532f20
ds: 007b es: 007b ss: 0068
Process insmod (pid: 310, threadinfo=e1532000 task=e157d8b0)
Stack: 0216d46c e1532f50 e1cb8400 e1cb8400 f887d7c0 ffffffed 00000000 021c5859
e1cb8400 f887d7c0 ffffffed 021c5887 f887d7c0 e1cb8400 021c58b3 f887d7e4
e1cb8444 0221a274 e1cb844c 0232c2e0 f887d7e4 0221a33d 0232c32c 0232c2e0
Call Trace:
[<0216d46c>] dput+0x34/0x1a7
[<021c5859>] pci_device_probe_static+0x2a/0x3d
...

Attached console log for previous (working) kernel 2.6.9-22.ELhugemem and
complete log of update 3 kernel.

Any suggestions?

Best Regrads,
Roland

2 REPLIES
Sung Oh
Respected Contributor

Re: DL580G3 - RHEL4 Update 3 - SmartArray 6402 - Kernel Panic

Hi Roland,

It looks like your CCISS driver is causing some issues here. you can start looking into latest patch for CCISS driver and I think there are 5th or 6th release just for CCISS drivers.

I hope this helps,

Sung
Andrzej Kowalik
Honored Contributor