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Bug 231219 - devel/ia64: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereferrence
Summary: devel/ia64: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereferrence
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: rawhide
Hardware: ia64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Prarit Bhargava
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
Blocks: fedora-ia64
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-06 20:10 UTC by Jarod Wilson
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-04-23 16:36:33 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Serial console output from kernel panic (deleted)
2007-03-06 20:10 UTC, Jarod Wilson
no flags Details
Fix for this issue (deleted)
2007-03-08 14:39 UTC, Prarit Bhargava
no flags Details | Diff

Description Jarod Wilson 2007-03-06 20:10:38 UTC
Description of problem:
Kernel 2.6.20-1.2966.fc7 fails to boot an installed ia64 system, hitting a NULL
pointer deref, as per the output attached to the bug.

Comment 1 Jarod Wilson 2007-03-06 20:10:38 UTC
Created attachment 149375 [details]
Serial console output from kernel panic

Comment 2 Prarit Bhargava 2007-03-07 16:51:30 UTC
Happens in 2.6.21-rc3 (latest upstream) as well.


Comment 3 Prarit Bhargava 2007-03-08 14:33:46 UTC
I was just about to post a patch to linux-ia64 when I noticed that Tony Luck
beat me to it :)

Testing with his patch which includes sn specific changes.


Comment 4 Prarit Bhargava 2007-03-08 14:39:29 UTC
Created attachment 149566 [details]
Fix for this issue

Cleanly applies to current rawhide.

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