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Bug 85927 - Kernel 2.4.18-26.8.0 ext3 oops
Summary: Kernel 2.4.18-26.8.0 ext3 oops
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-03-10 22:52 UTC by H. Peter Anvin
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:51 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 15:40:37 UTC

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Description H. Peter Anvin 2003-03-10 22:52:24 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.3b) Gecko/20030211

Description of problem:
Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address 43dfa57b
 printing eip:
*pde = 00000000
Oops: 0000
autofs eepro100 ipt_REJECT iptable_filter ip_tables i810_rng microcode mousedev
keybdev hid input usb-uhci usbcore ext3 jbd raid1
CPU:    0
EIP:    0010:[<e0813d32>]    Not tainted
EFLAGS: 00010203

EIP is at journal_try_to_free_buffers_Rcd66ad48 [jbd] 0x32 (2.4.18-26.8.0)
eax: 43dfa553   ebx: 43dfa553   ecx: 00000011   edx: c12213f0
esi: dfa55e80   edi: 00000001   ebp: 00000000   esp: d2b49e9c
ds: 0018   es: 0018   ss: 0018
Process gzip (pid: 19713, stackpage=d2b49000)
Stack: 00000000 c12ad428 cf6951a8 0011170a 00000282 00000000 c12213f0 00000030
       0011150c 0011160c e082553d c256fd80 c12213f0 00000030 c01428f2 c12213f0
       00000030 c12213f0 dfa55e80 c0135d23 c12213f0 00000030 001115aa cf6951a8
Call Trace: [<e082553d>] ext3_releasepage [ext3] 0x2d (0xd2b49ec4))
[<c01428f2>] try_to_release_page [kernel] 0x52 (0xd2b49ed4))
[<c0135d23>] drop_page [kernel] 0x1e3 (0xd2b49ee8))
[<c012f445>] drop_behind [kernel] 0x85 (0xd2b49efc))
[<c012facf>] do_generic_file_read [kernel] 0x37f (0xd2b49f0c))
[<c012fe80>] file_read_actor [kernel] 0x0 (0xd2b49f38))
[<c0130010>] generic_file_read [kernel] 0xb0 (0xd2b49f58))
[<c012fe80>] file_read_actor [kernel] 0x0 (0xd2b49f68))
[<c0140173>] sys_read [kernel] 0xa3 (0xd2b49f94))
[<c0109147>] system_call [kernel] 0x33 (0xd2b49fc0))

Code: 8b 5b 28 f6 40 19 02 75 26 39 f3 75 f1 f7 44 24 34 50 00 00

: terminus 2 ; uname -a
Linux 2.4.18-26.8.0 #1 Mon Feb 24 10:21:42 EST 2003 i686 i686
i386 GNU/Linux

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

How reproducible:
Couldn't Reproduce

Steps to Reproduce:
The fault appears to have happened while doing a tar | gzip > file.tar.gz on a
very large file (10 GB).

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:37 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

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