Bug 123328 - system hangs with aic7xxx
system hangs with aic7xxx
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-05-17 03:18 EDT by Ivan S. Anisimov
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:07 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-17 07:00:26 EDT
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Description Ivan S. Anisimov 2004-05-17 03:18:59 EDT
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Description of problem:
An HP proliant dual xeon 2.4G with Adaptec AIC7XXX EISA/VLB/PCI SCSI 
HBA DRIVER, Rev 6.2.8, 3.2TB raid running samba Version 2.2.8a hangs 
unexpectedly with no messages in syslog or console. top shows 
increasing load average, all i/o with raid is locked out and system 
ignores attempts to reboot (ps showing 'shutdown -r' but nothing's 
actually happening). 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Linux main 2.4.20-8custom #9 SMP Thu Nov 6 15:12:40 MSK 2003 i686 
i686 i386 GNU/Linux

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Run samba
2.Leave system serving a couple of request for a long time (5-48 

Actual Results:  top shows increasing load average with no processes 
occupying cpu, all i/o with raid is locked, samba fails to serve 

Expected Results:  adequate load average, working samba

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2004-05-17 07:00:26 EDT
Try the errata kernel. If that doesn't help, you're out of luck
I'm afraid, as Red Hat Linux 9 reached End of life at the end of April

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