Bug 853875

Summary: oops in ext4_ext_remove_space
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Panos Kavalagios <Panagiotis.Kavalagios>
Component: kernelAssignee: Eric Sandeen <esandeen>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 17CC: gansalmon, itamar, jonathan, kernel-maint, lczerner, madhu.chinakonda, nuonguy, zboszor
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Description Panos Kavalagios 2012-09-03 04:09:31 EDT
Created attachment 609292 [details]
Kernel stack trace

Description of problem: Kernel exception when a scheduled back-up command with tar was issued on Sunday 00:00.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):kernel-3.5.2-3.fc17.x86_64


How reproducible: Run a schedueld tar.


Steps to Reproduce:
1. From crontab:
0 0 * * 0               /usr/local/sbin/getbackup
2. And getbackup script runs a:
tar zcf $BACKUP_ROOT/$backupfile.tgz $backupname
for various system directories

  
Actual results: The back-up failed.


Expected results: The back-up should have finished successfully.


Additional info: In the attached file kernel-stack-trace.txt is the message.
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2012-09-06 14:04:20 EDT
*** Bug 853589 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Dave Jones 2012-09-06 14:07:29 EDT
*** Bug 852724 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Lukáš Czerner 2012-09-10 12:10:14 EDT
I believe this has been fixed upstream with 

89a4e48f8479f8145eca9698f39fe188c982212f ext4: fix kernel BUG on large-scale rm -rf commands

Thanks
-Lukas
Comment 4 Josh Boyer 2012-09-10 13:29:37 EDT
(In reply to comment #3)
> I believe this has been fixed upstream with 
> 
> 89a4e48f8479f8145eca9698f39fe188c982212f ext4: fix kernel BUG on large-scale
> rm -rf commands

That commit was backported and added to the 3.5.3 stable release.  F17 is on 3.5.3 now in stable updates and thus should be fixed.

Thanks Lukas!