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Bug 155344 - add fix for IPMI/ACPI OOPS
Summary: add fix for IPMI/ACPI OOPS
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: Brian Maly
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
Blocks: 154907 156322
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-04-19 11:29 UTC by Karsten Hopp
Modified: 2018-10-20 02:29 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-514
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-10-05 13:01:46 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:514 qe-ready SHIPPED_LIVE Important: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 2 2005-10-05 04:00:00 UTC

Description Karsten Hopp 2005-04-19 11:29:24 UTC
Description of problem:
> I meet an OOPs when loading si driver on a HP CX2600 machine with Red Hat 
> Enterprise Linux AS release 4(2.6.9). It seems we get a zero 
> register_bit_width  and a invalid address after acpi_get_firmware_table.
> The ACPI guys gave out a patch for it as follows.
--- a/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c	2005-03-03 10:56:51.000000000 +0800
 +++ b/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c	2005-03-17 16:34:32.478606080 +0800
 @@ -1466,6 +1466,11 @@ static int try_init_acpi(int intf_num, s
  	if (!is_new_interface(-1, addr_space, spmi->addr.address))
  		return -ENODEV;
 +	if (!spmi->addr.register_bit_width) {
 +		acpi_failure = 1;
 +		return -ENODEV;
 +	}
  	/* Figure out the interface type. */
  	switch (spmi->InterfaceType)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel < 2.6.11

Comment 1 Brian Maly 2005-06-02 20:59:50 UTC
patch posted 6/2/2005  (pending approval)

Comment 2 Brian Maly 2005-06-14 20:32:36 UTC
devel ACK for U2

Comment 4 Brian Maly 2005-07-25 19:18:01 UTC
the following patch was posted to rhkernel (which resolves this issue):

--- linux-2.6.9/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c.orig	2005-06-02
15:59:39.274561784 -0400
+++ linux-2.6.9/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c	2005-06-02 16:01:12.000000000 -0400
@@ -1466,6 +1466,11 @@ static int try_init_acpi(int intf_num, s
 	if (!is_new_interface(-1, addr_space, spmi->addr.address))
 		return -ENODEV;
+	if (!spmi->addr.register_bit_width) {
+		acpi_failure = 1;
+		return -ENODEV;
+	}
 	/* Figure out the interface type. */
 	switch (spmi->InterfaceType)

Comment 7 David Lawrence 2005-08-09 18:45:23 UTC
Is bug 165466 related to this?

Comment 8 Brian Maly 2005-08-09 18:51:41 UTC
bug 165466 appears to be a duplicate of this bug (based on the symptoms anyway).
the -11.41.EL kernel should fix this issue

Comment 10 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-10-05 13:01:47 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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