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SubjectRe: [2.6.27] early exception - lockdep related?
On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 10:28 AM, Luca Tettamanti <kronos.it@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 8:52 AM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, 2008-09-02 at 23:06 +0200, Luca Tettamanti wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I'm seeing an early exception (0e) - which seems related to lockdep - at
>>> boot with many 2.6.27 kernels and I'm having troubles to track it down.
>>
>> Does it print one of these nice stack traces?
>
> Of course not ;-) It dies before dumping the stack trace (or at least
> it doesn't make to the console - that machine has a serial port, but
> my notebook does not... I've ordered a usb-to-serial adapter).
>
>>> The strange thing is that it comes and goes with different kernel
>>> versions
>>
>> What kernel version did you generate the below with - and what config.
>
> -rc2 is working, after that it's intermittent. The last kernel that I
> tried is -git from a couple of days ago.
>
>>> , but a "bad" kernel consistently fails across reboots. It also
>>> seems to be sensitive to the configuration (attached)
>>
>> you seem to have forgotten that attachment.
>
> Ops, will send as soon as I get home.

Config is attached.

I tried netconsole, but got not output. No luck with qemu either :S

QEMU from SVN reports that:
qemu: fatal: Trying to execute code outside RAM or ROM at 0x00000000000a0000
KVM goes a bit further but dies due to an exception while the kernel
is still executing in real mode.

Luca
[unhandled content-type:application/octet-stream]
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