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Bug 155656 - INFO Test hangs
Summary: INFO Test hangs
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Ready Certification Tests
Classification: Retired
Component: rhr2
Version: 2
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Rob Landry
QA Contact: Rob Landry
Depends On:
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Reported: 2005-04-22 10:18 UTC by Gajalakshmi
Modified: 2007-04-18 17:24 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-12-08 20:08:20 UTC

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Description Gajalakshmi 2005-04-22 10:18:35 UTC
Description of problem:
We are doing one redhat-certification on  an  AMD based Server board.
While we run INFO test after completing all tests we are getting
message like below on the screen.

Code f3 90 7e f5 e9 28 d1 ff ff 80 b8 a0 00 00 00 00 f3 90 7e f5 

Console shuts up....

After this we could not able to proceed further.

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

How reproducible: Not known

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:INFO test hangs
Expected results:INFO test should pass

Additional info: When we run sysreport the system hangs. Unable to generate 
report. Main cause for INFO test failure.

Comment 1 Richard Li 2005-04-22 12:41:32 UTC
Is this reproducible? (You say not known -- did you try more than once? after

If you run sysreport manually and the system hangs, this is not a bug in RHR.

On what line (or phase) of sysreport do you encounter a problem?

We need to know what OS version, what the hardware is you're running, etc.
Please provide as much information as possible.

Comment 2 Rob Landry 2005-04-22 14:47:03 UTC
I would suggest adding...

set -xv the top of /usr/sbin/sysreport.  This will cause sysreport to display each
line before execution, thusly you should be able to see what the last command
run was.  Then after rebooting attempt the same command on the command line and
see if it reproduces the problem.

Comment 3 Gajalakshmi 2005-04-23 09:08:57 UTC
Found it is hanging while running this command:
/bin/cp --parents -R /proc/scsi /tmp/sysreport.3007
so I commented statement: #cattifile "/proc/scsi" and it is successful.why it 
is hanging at this point and how can I resolve this.

Comment 4 Rob Landry 2005-04-25 14:06:04 UTC
From other email it appears this is the log where this dies...

lstat("/proc/scsi/aic79xx", {st_mode=S_IFDIR|0555, st_size=0, ...}) = 0
lstat("/tmp/sysreport.3007/proc/scsi/aic79xx", {st_mode=S_IFDIR|0755,
st_size=4096, ...}) = 0
open("/proc/scsi/aic79xx", O_RDONLY|O_NONBLOCK|O_DIRECTORY) = 3
fstat(3, {st_mode=S_IFDIR|0555, st_size=0, ...}) = 0
fcntl(3, F_SETFD, FD_CLOEXEC)           = 0
getdents64(3, /* 3 entries */, 1024)    = 72
getdents64(3, /* 0 entries */, 1024)    = 0
close(3)                                = 0
lstat("/proc/scsi/aic79xx/0", {st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, st_size=0, ...}) = 0
lstat("/tmp/sysreport.3007/proc/scsi/aic79xx/0", {st_mode=S_IFREG|0644,
st_size=0, ...}) = 0
open("/proc/scsi/aic79xx/0", O_RDONLY)  = 3
fstat(3, {st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, st_size=0, ...}) = 0
open("/tmp/sysreport.3007/proc/scsi/aic79xx/0", O_WRONLY|O_TRUNC) = 4
fstat(4, {st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, st_size=0, ...}) = 0
fstat(3, {st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, st_size=0, ...}) = 0

...which seems to indicate that there's a problem reading from the Adaptec
driver info.  Assuming that is correct, the first thing I'd suggest is to see
how the updated kernels react as this does not appear to be a test suite issue,
the two newer ones to try would be the RHEL4 errata kernel and the U1 beta
kernel, both are available in RHN.

Comment 5 Gajalakshmi 2005-04-26 14:06:31 UTC
Give me the link from where I can get this RHEL4 Errata kernel and U1 beta 

Comment 6 Gajalakshmi 2005-05-02 10:16:00 UTC
pls. provide URL for RHEL4 Errata Kernel and U1 beta kernel.

Comment 7 Gajalakshmi 2005-05-20 05:19:13 UTC
pls. help to get the req. kernel. give url

Comment 8 Gajalakshmi 2005-08-29 06:13:26 UTC
This Bug can be closed. The problem solved with New BIOS from Motherboard 

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