Bug 155036 - Kernel panic from appletalk
Summary: Kernel panic from appletalk
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dave Jones
QA Contact: Brian Brock
URL: http://pastebin.arslinux.com/1676
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-04-15 19:45 UTC by Ron Sokoloski
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:18 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-04-15 21:11:02 UTC

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Description Ron Sokoloski 2005-04-15 19:45:42 UTC
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Description of problem:
Downlevel clients on this server seem to be able to cause random kernel panics - see the console capture in the above URL. I have an identical server in another location running FC3 that doesn't exhibit this behaviour, I believe due to the abcense of any Mac OS clients lower that OS8.5. This location has one or 2 Mac OS clients in the 8.1 range.

I am using a Netatalk 2.0 RPM made for ClarkConnect, but since that product is based on FC3 it should run fine - in fact , I have 2 other servers in production with this RPM. I think the kernel should be more resilient than this anyway - a driver issue like this shouldn't take out the whole kernel.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install this RPM on an updated FC3 server: http://public.planetmirror.com/pub/clarkconnect/clarkconnect-3.0/other/netatalk-2.0.2-1.i386.rpm
2. Connect a Mac OS 8.x client to the resulting AFP share
3. Keep the share open on the desktop

Actual Results:  Kernel paniced, results logged to serial console

Expected Results:  Kernel should have kept running, even if it shut down AppleTalk

Additional info:

Comment 1 Dave Jones 2005-04-15 21:11:02 UTC
you'll probably get this fixed quicker by reporting it upstream to its
maintainer acme@conectiva.com.br

Appletalk gets zero testing at Red Hat, and is enabled in Fedora kernels as a
convenience to users only. We basically rely on upstream being in good enough
shape to continue to do this.

Comment 2 Ron Sokoloski 2005-04-17 19:18:09 UTC
I've forwarded this bug to the e-mail address given to me above.



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