Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 149893
Oops in smbd
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:17:20 EST
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Description of problem:
System randomly locks up after running a anywhere from a few days to a
week. When the system locks up, it usually responds to ping, but
nothing else. A power reset is required to gain control of the system.
The system always reports ' Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer
dereference at virtual address 0000000c' in method
rb_insert_color+0xa8/0xc1. The process is always smbd. This system
is setup as a samba print server.
I've attached a section of the messages file with the oops.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start samba. Wait.
Actual Results: System eventually locks up.
Current Kernel and Samba version:
Created attachment 111489 [details]
Oops from messages file.
An update has been released for Fedora Core 3 (kernel-2.6.12-1.1372_FC3) which
may contain a fix for your problem. Please update to this new kernel, and
report whether or not it fixes your problem.
If you have updated to Fedora Core 4 since this bug was opened, and the problem
still occurs with the latest updates for that release, please change the version
field of this bug to 'fc4'.
This bug has been automatically closed as part of a mass update.
It had been in NEEDINFO state since July 2005.
If this bug still exists in current errata kernels, please reopen this bug.
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