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Bug 85131 - Shutdown results in panic ('gdth' driver in 2.4.9-e.10 kernel)
Summary: Shutdown results in panic ('gdth' driver in 2.4.9-e.10 kernel)
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 2.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Larry Woodman
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-25 23:17 UTC by Glen A. Foster
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-03-07 20:32:30 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
Serial console output (boot msgs, diagnostics, panic data) (deleted)
2003-02-25 23:19 UTC, Glen A. Foster
no flags Details

Description Glen A. Foster 2003-02-25 23:17:38 UTC
Description of problem: SSIA.  If I boot up an Intel RAID controller that is 
automatically discovered and bound to the 'gdth' driver, all is well until I 
perform a graceful shutdown via /usr/sbin/shutdown.  Then I get a panic.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
# rpm -q kernel

How reproducible: 100% (always)

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add an Intel RAID controller to a system containing an everything install
of RHAS2.1 + 2.4.9-e.10 kernel -- uses 'gdth' driver
2. Boot up, make a file system on a RAID partition.
3. Run "shutdown"
Actual results: Attached.

Additional info: Let me know what else you need to troubleshoot/diagnose this.

Comment 1 Glen A. Foster 2003-02-25 23:19:19 UTC
Created attachment 90367 [details]
Serial console output (boot msgs, diagnostics, panic data)

Comment 2 Arjan van de Ven 2003-02-26 09:39:10 UTC
this is actually fixed in the e.12 erratum kernel.

Comment 3 Glen A. Foster 2003-02-26 16:31:34 UTC
This is all well and good, thanks for the update.  How does one go about 
getting an 2.4.9-e.12enterprise kernel?  Must they compile it themselves,
or has the enterprise kernel been obsoleted, or what?

/me did an everything install of AS2.1 and ran up2date to get the newest
packages -- I have the following kernel RPMs:


... but no enterprise kernel.

Comment 4 Arjan van de Ven 2003-02-26 16:58:17 UTC
the "enterprise" kernel is only for 4Gb+ machines...
up2date kernel-enterprise will install it anyway but if you don't have more than
4Gb of ram you'll loose 6% performance.

Comment 5 Glen A. Foster 2003-03-07 20:32:30 UTC
I've verified the -e.12 kernel resolves the panic-on-shutdown problem.

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