Bug 18888 - My RedHat 7.0 Server crashes when using tar or cpio
My RedHat 7.0 Server crashes when using tar or cpio
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.0
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Doug Ledford
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-10-11 10:12 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-10 14:47:36 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2000-10-11 10:12:05 EDT
Hi,

I've installed some days ago a RedHat 7.0 System on my new DELL Power Edge
2450
System.

Components are:

2 Pentium III 733 Mhz - 512 M SDRAM ECC PC133
Hard RAID Card: Perc Driver , 4 9 GB Hard Disks attached
Adaptec Ultra 160 controler: AIC-7799, One ARCHIVE PYTHON DAT DDS 4 drive
One IDE CDROM 24 X

Kernel is SMP 2.2.16 that cames with the RedHat 7 dist.

My problem:

When i try to backup data to the DAT driver with tar or cpio, system
immediately
hangs, System crashes: i only can reboot turning the power off then on.


Please help,

Ef.
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-10-11 10:14:32 EDT
tar and cpio by themselves can't hang the whole system; must be a kernel
problem.
Is this an SCSI tape drive?
Comment 2 Perry Harrington 2000-12-07 04:07:36 EST
the archive python drive is a dds2 drive.   This is the one that can be commonly
found as a 4 tape autochanger or as a sun drive oemed.

Note, he's using a u160 controller, that's most likely his problem, since there
are a lot of other bugs open on that controller.
Comment 3 Alan Cox 2003-06-05 17:54:36 EDT
Believed working in RH8/9 from our own expeirence. Re-open if not

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