Bug 111911 - avoid hang during initialization on I/O errors
Summary: avoid hang during initialization on I/O errors
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 3.0
Hardware: s390
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Pete Zaitcev
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
Blocks: 107563
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-12-11 15:27 UTC by Ingolf Salm
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2004-05-12 01:07:58 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
IBM patch for LTC4971 (456 bytes, patch)
2004-01-13 05:08 UTC, Pete Zaitcev
no flags Details | Diff

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2004:188 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 2 2004-05-11 04:00:00 UTC

Description Ingolf Salm 2003-12-11 15:27:06 UTC
Description of problem:

symptom: system hangs when initializing
problem: on i/O errors, a lock was not released
solution: release lock

Comment 1 Pete Zaitcev 2003-12-22 21:38:17 UTC
How about attaching a patch or something... What errors, what lock?

Comment 2 Pete Zaitcev 2004-01-13 04:59:42 UTC
My goodness. A little bit of creative searching and matching
discovered that
 a) LTCBZID 4971
 b) The fix is applicable to qeth

Comment 3 Pete Zaitcev 2004-01-13 05:08:31 UTC
Created attachment 96925 [details]
IBM patch for LTC4971

Comment 4 Pete Zaitcev 2004-02-20 23:56:44 UTC
Modified in 2.4.21-9.10.EL

Comment 5 John Flanagan 2004-05-12 01:07:58 UTC
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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