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Old 10-27-2008, 05:27 AM   #1
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hi, I upgraged the OS from 4.6 to 4.7. it work ok but after 1 day i get this error.

After reboot the server is up and running. But i want to know the reasons of kernel panic.

kernel: kernel BUG at kernel/exit.c:904!
kernel: invalid operand: 0000 [#1]
kernel: SMP
kernel: Modules linked in: sg mptctl mptbase ipmi_devintf ipmi_si ipmi_msghandler dell_rbu nfsd expo
rtfs parport_pc lp parport autofs4 i2c_dev i2c_core nfs lockd nfs_acl md5 ipv6 sunrpc cpufreq_powersave sr_mod usb_storage jo
ydev dm_mirror dm_multipath dm_mod button battery ac uhci_hcd ehci_hcd i5000_edac edac_mc hw_random e1000 bnx2 bonding(U) ata
_piix libata ext3 jbd megaraid_sas sd_mod scsi_mod
kernel: CPU: 1
kernel: EIP: 0060:[<c0124cc5>] Not tainted VLI
kernel: EFLAGS: 00010046 (2.6.9-78.ELsmp)
kernel: EIP is at next_thread+0xc/0x3f
kernel: eax: 00000000 ebx: f38ad6f0 ecx: 0090fff4 edx: f27c02b0
kernel: esi: 00000d0e edi: 000002ec ebp: b30ec1a8 esp: d4f56f8c
kernel: ds: 007b es: 007b ss: 0068
kernel: Process emagent (pid: 2235, threadinfo=d4f56000 task=f38ad6f0)
kernel: Stack: c012f536 00000246 00000000 b30ec180 00000000 d4f56fa8 00000000 b3d8afc4
kernel: c01265f5 b30ec1a8 b7fbcbac b30ec24c d4f56000 c02e09db b30ec1a8 0090fff4
kernel: b7fbcbac b7fbcbac b30ec24c b30ec1b8 0000002b c02e007b 0000007b 0000002b
kernel: Call Trace:
kernel: [<c012f536>] sys_times+0x56/0x1c5
kernel: [<c01265f5>] sys_gettimeofday+0x53/0xac
kernel: [<c02e09db>] syscall_call+0x7/0xb
kernel: [<c02e007b>] __lock_text_end+0x880/0x107d
kernel: Code: 85 c0 89 d3 74 05 e8 53 9c ff ff 53 e8 b9 fb ff ff 0f b6 44 24 04 c1 e0 08 50 e8 ab fb
ff ff 89 c2 8b 80 f0 04 00 00 85 c0 75 08 <0f> 0b 88 03 ae 25 2f c0 0f b6 80 04 05 00 00 84 c0 7e 14 a1 80
kernel: <0>Fatal exception: panic in 5 seconds
syslogd 1.4.1: restart.

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Old 10-27-2008, 09:53 AM   #2
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Which OS did you upgrade from 4.6 to 4.7?

Which Linus distribution are you using (e.g. Fedora, Ubuntu ...)

What is the Kernel version?
Old 10-28-2008, 04:42 AM   #3
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I have upgraded Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 4 (Nahant Update 6)to Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 4 (Nahant Update 7).

The kernal upgrade was from 2.6.9-55.0.12.ELsmp to 2.6.9-78.ELsmp.
Old 03-12-2009, 09:10 PM   #4
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kernel BUG at kernel/exit.c:904!

I had the same bug, was there are resolution for this ?


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