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    SubjectRe: Bug#327355: linux-image-2.6.12-1-k7: amverify w/ ide-tape causes bug, then kernel panic
    Hi Anthony,

    I am forwarding this to the IDE Tape maintainer for his consideration.

    --
    Horms

    On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 08:43:54AM -0400, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
    > Package: linux-image-2.6.12-1-k7
    > Version: 2.6.12-6
    > Severity: important
    >
    > amverify started, then shortly later (after the first thing was done
    > verifying, I think) these managed to make it to syslog. As you can see,
    > it got the bug message, then rebooted itself a few minutes later:
    >
    > Sep 9 01:12:27 Maxwell kernel: ide-tape: bug: tape->next_stage != NULL
    > Sep 9 01:16:14 Maxwell kernel: klogd 1.4.1#17, log source = /proc/kmsg started.
    > Sep 9 01:16:14 Maxwell kernel: Inspecting /boot/System.map-2.6.12-1-k7
    >
    > This is quite repeatable, and I never saw it on 2.6.8 (sarge). I'll test
    > that particular tape on 2.6.8 just to be sure.
    >
    > Shortly (as in a second at most) after that, it panics (with the "in the
    > interrupt handler, not syncing" message), which doesn't make it to the
    > log. If that info is imporant, I'll work on getting a serial console to
    > capture it.
    >
    > -- System Information:
    > Debian Release: 3.1
    > APT prefers unstable
    > APT policy: (101, 'unstable')
    > Architecture: i386 (i686)
    > Kernel: Linux 2.6.12-1-k7
    > Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
    >
    > Versions of packages linux-image-2.6.12-1-k7 depends on:
    > ii coreutils [fileutils] 5.2.1-2 The GNU core utilities
    > ii fileutils 5.2.1-2 The GNU file management utilities
    > ii initrd-tools 0.1.81.1 tools to create initrd image for p
    > ii module-init-tools 3.2-pre1-2 tools for managing Linux kernel mo
    >
    > -- no debconf information
    >
    >
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    On Sat, Sep 10, 2005 at 02:41:13AM -0400, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
    > Oh, btw, it just died on a different tape tonight... I rebooted to
    > 2.6.8, and it works fine there. So its definitely a regression from 2.6.8.
    >
    >
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