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SubjectPROBLEM: System crash killing idle task
[1.] System crash killing idle task

[2.] I returned home after 8 hours of disuse to find the system crashed
with various jibberish on the screen. As I could get no response, I could
not copy all of the information I saw, but wrote down the final lines
after the screenfull of jibberish:

Code: 89 10 b8 01 00 00 00 c7 43 04 00 00 00 00 c7 03 00 00 00 00
Aiee, killing interrupt handler
Kernel panic: Attempted to kill the idle task!
Interrupt killer - not syncing

[3.] kernel crash killing idle task

[4.] Linux version 2.4.0-test12 (root@dominia) (gcc version 2.95.3
20001229 (prerelease)) #2 Mon Jan 1 13:43:25 EST 2001

[5.] I did not see an oops message. I have logged the output of ksymoops
anyway, so if you need this information please notify me.

[6.] No sequence of events identified

-- Versions installed: (if some fields are empty or look
-- unusual then possibly you have very old versions)
Linux dominia 2.4.0-test12 #2 Mon Jan 1 13:43:25 EST 2001 i586 unknown
Kernel modules 2.3.23
Gnu C 2.95.3
Gnu Make 3.79.1
Linux C Library > libc.2.2
Dynamic linker ldd (GNU libc) 2.2
Procps 2.0.6
Mount 2.10q
Net-tools 2.05
Console-tools 0.2.3
Sh-utils 2.0.11
Modules Loaded ppp_async ppp_generic slhc rtc

processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 5
model : 2
model name : Pentium 75 - 200
stepping : 5
cpu MHz : 120.275
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : yes
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 1
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr mce cx8
bogomips : 240.03

ppp_async 6320 1 (autoclean)
ppp_generic 12928 3 (autoclean) [ppp_async]
slhc 4720 1 (autoclean) [ppp_generic]
rtc 5408 0 (autoclean)

00000000-0009fbff : System RAM
0009fc00-0009ffff : System RAM
000a0000-000bffff : Video RAM area
000c0000-000c7fff : Video ROM
000f0000-000fffff : System ROM
00100000-02ffffff : System RAM
00100000-00209e1f : Kernel code
00209e20-0021b003 : Kernel data
f0000000-f01fffff : Trident Microsystems TGUI 9440
f0200000-f020ffff : Trident Microsystems TGUI 9440
ffff0000-ffffffff : reserved

0000-001f : dma1
0020-003f : pic1
0040-005f : timer
0060-006f : keyboard
0070-007f : rtc
0080-008f : dma page reg
00a0-00bf : pic2
00c0-00df : dma2
00f0-00ff : fpu
0170-0177 : ide1
01f0-01f7 : ide0
02f8-02ff : serial(set)
0376-0376 : ide1
03c0-03df : vga+
03f6-03f6 : ide0
03f8-03ff : serial(set)
0cf8-0cff : PCI conf1
3000-300f : Intel Corporation 82371FB PIIX IDE [Triton I]
3000-3007 : ide0
3008-300f : ide1

lspci command not found, here is output of 'scanpci -vvv'

pci bus 0x0 cardnum 0x00 function 0x0000: vendor 0x8086 device 0x122d
Intel 82437 Triton
STATUS 0x2200 COMMAND 0x0006
CLASS 0x06 0x00 0x00 REVISION 0x01

pci bus 0x0 cardnum 0x07 function 0x0000: vendor 0x8086 device 0x122e
Intel 82471 Triton
STATUS 0x0280 COMMAND 0x000f
CLASS 0x06 0x01 0x00 REVISION 0x02

pci bus 0x0 cardnum 0x07 function 0x0001: vendor 0x8086 device 0x1230
Intel 82371 bus-master IDE controller
STATUS 0x0280 COMMAND 0x0005
CLASS 0x01 0x01 0x80 REVISION 0x02
BIST 0x00 HEADER 0x00 LATENCY 0x20 CACHE 0x00
BASE4 0x00003001 addr 0x00003000 I/O
BYTE_0 0x8000a377 BYTE_1 0x00 BYTE_2 0x806aee0 BYTE_3 0xffffffff

pci bus 0x0 cardnum 0x09 function 0x0000: vendor 0x1023 device 0x9440
Trident TGUI 9440
STATUS 0x0200 COMMAND 0x0003
CLASS 0x03 0x00 0x00 REVISION 0xe3
BASE0 0xf0000000 addr 0xf0000000 MEM
BASE1 0xf0200000 addr 0xf0200000 MEM
MAX_LAT 0x00 MIN_GNT 0x00 INT_PIN 0x01 INT_LINE 0x0c

[7.6.] No SCSI in system

[7.7.] I am unaware of any further information to look for.

As you can see by the kernel information, I have compiled this kernel only
a few days ago, but have been running 2.2.4-test12 for a little while
longer than that. I had recompiled in an attempt to get sound working
properly. This is the first time I have seen anything of this magnitude

Thank you,
Jon Eisenstein

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