Bug 138814 - diskdump on megaraid stalls after printing "start dumping"
diskdump on megaraid stalls after printing "start dumping"
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Tatsuo Uchida
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-11-11 07:04 EST by Jun'ichi NOMURA
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
14 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-12-20 15:56:57 EST
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Description Jun'ichi NOMURA 2004-11-11 07:04:54 EST
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Description of problem:
While using megaraid2.o driver,
diskdump stalls before writing dump to dump device.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Almost Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set up diskdump with dump device on megaraid2.o
2. Crash kernel by SysRq+c

Actual Results:
 dump procedure stops at displaying message:
 CPU frozen: #0#1#2#3
 CPU#0 is executing diskdump.
 start dumping

Expected Results:
 CPU frozen: #0#1#2#3
 CPU#0 is executing diskdump.
 start dumping
 check dump partition

Additional info:

This problem does not occur with aic79xx.
Comment 3 Ernie Petrides 2004-11-11 19:34:30 EST
*** Bug 138815 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Jun'ichi NOMURA 2004-11-12 08:07:28 EST
The latest beta (2.4.21-24.EL) includes a fix to this problem.
It successfully finish writing dump.
Comment 6 Tatsuo Uchida 2004-11-12 15:25:49 EST
It is fixed by 2.4.21-24.EL (diskdump-megaraid2a.patch).
Comment 8 John Flanagan 2004-12-20 15:56:57 EST
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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