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SubjectRe: [2.5.63] Kernel Panic During Boot (Swap???)
On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 10:28:11PM +0000, Mark F. wrote:
> hello, heres the situation. Compiled 2.5.63 with the mod-utils 0.9.9
> version. Kernel worked the first couple of times using it. but then, while
> trying to loaded some changes to it. It now crashes each time with a Kernel
> Panic. Reverting back to the my saved 2.4.21-pre3 I can still boot. Also,
> undoing the kernel changes isn't kelping me. Heres some of the code snip
> the kernel boot out. and the location where: (sorry if there are a couple
> of typos, typing it on another machine): This is redhat 8 based on a Compaq
> 900z which runs off of the Radeon IGP 320M Chipset.
> Enabling local filesystem quotas: [ OK ]
> Enabling swap space: [ OK ]
> Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 00000000
> *pde = 00000000
> Oops: 0000
> CPU: 0
> EIP: 0060:[<00000000>] Not tainted
> EFLAGS: 00010246
> eax: c037a640 ebc: c037a6ec ecx: c1380040 edx: 00000174
> esi: ce538700 edi: c1380040 ebp: 00000001 esp: c031beb4
> ds: 007b es: 007b ss: 0068
> Process swapper (pid: 0, threadinfo=c031a000 task=c02d3500
> Stack: cf8bbd06 c037a6ec 00000174 ce538740 c037a6ec c138b818 c037a6ec
> 00000000
> c138b0c0 0000000f c020e419 c037a6ec ce538700 00000000 00000088
> 0000001e
> cee8ad80 c138b0c0 c037a6ec cee8ad80 c020e619 c037a6ec c138b0c0
> c037a820
> Call Trace: [<cf8bbd06>] [<c020e419>] [<c020e619>] [<c020ec08>]
> [<cf8bb760>]
> [<c010cd78>] [<c010cfa7>] [<c0108af0>] [<c0108af0>] [<c010b94c>]
> [<c0108af0>]
> [<c0108af0>] [<c0108b14>] [<c0108b8e>] [<c0105000>]
> Code: Bad EIP value.
> <0> Kernel panic: Aiee, killing interrupt handler!
> In interrupt handler - not syncing
> I can reproduce this consistantly so far, so will give any information I can
> give ya. I'm gonna go and continue modding the kernel to see if i can break
> it down or see the solution.
> Mark

Hi Mark,

Can you try with "Load all Symbols" in kernel hacking config option or use
ksymoops to decode this oops message?


Maneesh Soni
IBM Linux Technology Center,
IBM India Software Lab, Bangalore.
Phone: +91-80-5044999 email:
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