Bug 158170 - kernel 2.6.11-1_14_FC3 panics when paging to md-device
kernel 2.6.11-1_14_FC3 panics when paging to md-device
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 158164
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-05-19 07:15 EDT by Frank Wittig
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-21 03:04:52 EDT
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Description Frank Wittig 2005-05-19 07:15:28 EDT
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Description of problem:
After updating to kernel 2.6.11-1_FC3 I got a kernel panic every time the kernel tried to page the first byte to the swap-partition.
Swap lies resides on /dev/md1 which is a level 1 raid device over two parallel ata disks (both master of 1st/2nd channel).
There's no way of getting arround this failure but downgrading to an older version of the kernel. Older versions never crash on my system during paging to swap.

I'm working to reproduce the failure on another machine and will post kernel messages when I have more information.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.6.11-1_14_FC3

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. setup swap partition on md-device
2. Upgrade to kernel-2.6.11-1_14_FC3
3. use as much memory it needs to make the kernel page to disk

Actual Results:  kernel panic occured

Expected Results:  kernel should have paged to disk

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Comment 1 Dave Jones 2005-05-21 03:04:52 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 158164 ***

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