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Bug 79409

Summary: kernal OOPS - EXT3 (Assertion failure in journal_commit_transaction)
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Need Real Name <billy>
Component: kernelAssignee: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Priority: medium    
Version: 7.3   
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Hardware: i686   
OS: Linux   
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Description Need Real Name 2002-12-11 13:25:38 UTC
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Description of problem:
Here's the oops:


Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: Assertion failure in journal_commit_transaction
() at commit.c:535: "buffer_jdirty(bh)"
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: ------------[ cut here ]------------
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: kernel BUG at commit.c:535!
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: invalid operand: 0000
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: autofs e1000 usb-ohci usbcore ext3 jbd aacraid 
sd_mod scsi_mod
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: CPU:    1
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: EIP:    0010:[<f883d0e4>]    Tainted: P
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: EFLAGS: 00010286
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel:
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: EIP is at journal_commit_transaction [jbd] 
0xb04 (2.4.18-3smp)
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: eax: 0000001c   ebx: 0000000a   ecx: c02eee60   
edx: 00002f93
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: esi: c2db6ac0   edi: f769b9e0   ebp: f7506000   
esp: f7507e78
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: ds: 0018   es: 0018   ss: 0018
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: Process kjournald (pid: 17, stackpage=f7507000)
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: Stack: f8843eee 00000217 f6abb010 00000000 
00000f9c ed608064 00000000 f68fcf40
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel:        c2db6b20 00000b6a f727c3a0 00000006 
c01f0eac f71581a0 ed7242c0 eb54e780
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel:        eb54e720 eb54e6c0 eb54e660 eb54e600 
eb54e5a0 eb54e540 eb54e4e0 eb54e480
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: Call Trace: [<f8843eee>] .rodata.str1.1 [jbd] 
0x26e
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: [<c01f0eac>] ip_local_deliver [kernel] 0x12c
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: [<c0120f3b>] do_softirq [kernel] 0x7b
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: [<c010a77f>] do_IRQ [kernel] 0xdf
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: [<c010758d>] __switch_to [kernel] 0x3d
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: [<c0119048>] schedule [kernel] 0x348
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: [<f883f7d6>] kjournald [jbd] 0x136
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: [<f883f680>] commit_timeout [jbd] 0x0
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: [<c0107286>] kernel_thread [kernel] 0x26
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: [<f883f6a0>] kjournald [jbd] 0x0
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel:
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel:
Dec 11 11:36:25 oraweb2 kernel: Code: 0f 0b 5a 59 6a 04 8b 44 24 18 50 56 e8 4b 
f1 ff ff 8d 47 48


The server is a Dell Poweredge 1650 with hardware RAID control (RAID 5, aacriad 
adaptec card) . 


uname -a : Linux oraweb2 2.4.18-3smp #1 SMP Thu Apr 18 07:27:31 EDT 2002 i686 
unknown

issue: Redhat 7.3 Valhalla


Please let me know ASAP if there are any recommended patches/updates which will 
cure this problem (which we have experienced several times on similarly 
configured boxes).

Cheers.






Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Couldn't Reproduce


Additional info:

Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2002-12-11 13:28:31 UTC
there have been several kernel errata for 7.3; the very first one of those was
to fix exactly this issue; 2.4.18-18.7.x is the current recommended 7.3 kernel.


Comment 2 Need Real Name 2002-12-11 13:43:14 UTC
cheers.. will do.