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Bug 79422 - NMI lockup
Summary: NMI lockup
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
Blocks: 79579 CambridgeTarget
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-11 16:02 UTC by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2008-08-01 16:22 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 15:40:17 UTC

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Description Tim Waugh 2002-12-11 16:02:34 UTC
Description of Problem:
Machine locks up completely.  It's just running X (XDMCP; all applications are
running on a different machine).

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

How Reproducible:
Happens often enough to be very irritating.

This is a dual processor Dell Precision 420.

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2002-12-12 11:05:50 UTC
Backtrace from 2.4.19-0.pp.18 with nmi_watchdog (but the problem still happens):

NMI Watchdog detected LOCKUP on CPU0, eip c0108667, registers:
parport_serial parport_pc lp parport autofs nfs lockd sunrpc 3c59x
iptable_filter ip_tables ide-scsi scsi_mod ide-cd cdrom loop lvm-mod printer
mousedev keybd
CPU:    0
EIP:    0060:[<c0108667>]    Not tainted
EFLAGS: 00003097

EIP is at __read_lock_failed [kernel] 0x3 (2.4.19-0.pp.18smp)
eax: c03e9c80   ebx: cda9cb10   ecx: 0000005f   edx: 00000556
esi: cd656c7c   edi: 00020001   ebp: 00020001   esp: cd061e68
ds: 0068   es: 0068   ss: 0068
Process X (pid: 1366, stackpage=cd061000)
Stack: c0161c56 cd060000 00003203 00000000 c0364de0 cda9cb10 0000001d 00020001
       cd061f30 c0161b96 cd656c7c 00000009 00020001 000000ff 0000270f 00000000
       c0161bf0 cda9cb10 0000001d 00020001 c01c9833 c1ab5014 0000001d 00020001
Call Trace:   [<c0161c56>] .text.lock.fcntl [kernel] 0x5b (0xcd061e68))
[<c0161b96>] __kill_fasync [kernel] 0x46 (0xcd061e8c))
[<c0161bf0>] kill_fasync [kernel] 0x30 (0xcd061ea8))
[<c01c9833>] handle_mouse_event [kernel] 0x83 (0xcd061eb8))
[<c01c8c6d>] handle_kbd_event [kernel] 0x3d (0xcd061ecc))
[<c01c8d0c>] keyboard_interrupt [kernel] 0x1c (0xcd061ee4))
[<c010b489>] handle_IRQ_event [kernel] 0x69 (0xcd061ee8))
[<c010b6b9>] do_IRQ [kernel] 0xa9 (0xcd061f08))
[<c010e288>] call_do_IRQ [kernel] 0x5 (0xcd061f2c))
[<c011d549>] sched_exit [kernel] 0x29 (0xcd061f58))
[<c0125381>] release_task [kernel] 0x121 (0xcd061f6c))
[<c01265ab>] sys_wait4 [kernel] 0x3db (0xcd061f7c))
[<c0109a8f>] system_call [kernel] 0x33 (0xcd061fc0))

Code: f3 90 83 38 01 78 f9 f0 ff 08 0f 88 ed ff ff ff c3 80 3d 30
 <0>Kernel panic: Aiee, killing interrupt handler!
In interrupt handler - not syncing
 NMI Watchdog detected LOCKUP on CPU1, eip c0108653, registers:
parport_serial parport_pc lp parport autofs nfs lockd sunrpc 3c59x
iptable_filter ip_tables ide-scsi scsi_mod ide-cd cdrom loop lvm-mod printer
mousedev keybd
CPU:    1
EIP:    0060:[<c0108653>]    Not tainted
EFLAGS: 00000087

EIP is at __write_lock_failed [kernel] 0xf (2.4.19-0.pp.18smp)
eax: c03e9c80   ebx: 00000000   ecx: 00000000   edx: 00000029
esi: c1afc220   edi: cb934000   ebp: 00000000   esp: cb935f84
ds: 0068   es: 0068   ss: 0068
Process gs (pid: 1437, stackpage=cb935000)
Stack: c0126c62 c0167120 c197c7e0 c197c7e0 00000000 c1afc220 c0125f96 c1b01dd8
       c197c7e0 cb934000 42122ee4 00000000 bffffb98 c0126003 00000000 c0109a8f
       00000000 00000000 00000000 42122ee4 00000000 bffffb98 00000001 c010002b
Call Trace:   [<c0126c62>] .text.lock.exit [kernel] 0x57 (0xcb935f84))
[<c0167120>] dput [kernel] 0x30 (0xcb935f88))
[<c0125f96>] do_exit [kernel] 0x256 (0xcb935f9c))
[<c0126003>] sys_exit [kernel] 0x13 (0xcb935fb8))
[<c0109a8f>] system_call [kernel] 0x33 (0xcb935fc0))
Code: 75 f6 f0 81 28 00 00 00 01 0f 85 e2 ff ff ff c3 90 f0 ff 00

Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2004-07-26 15:47:51 UTC
I no longer have access to this machine.

Comment 3 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:17 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project ( maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
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