Bug 19208 - apm segfaults
apm segfaults
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: apmd (Show other bugs)
7.0
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2000-10-16 18:18 EDT by Al Potter
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-16 18:18:05 EDT
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Description Al Potter 2000-10-16 18:18:02 EDT
Dell Inspiron 5000e w/ RH 7.0

apm, apmd segfault upon invocation.

/var/log/messages from /etc/rc.d/init.d/apmd start:

Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: general protection fault: ea3c
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: CPU:    0
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: EIP:    0050:[<00003319>]
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: EFLAGS: 00210046
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: eax: 0000ffff   ebx: 00000001   ecx:
00000000   edx: 00000000
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: esi: 000000ff   edi: ffff0014   ebp:
c693fea4   esp: c693fea4
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: ds: 0058   es: 0000   ss: 0018
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: Process apmd (pid: 23361, process nr: 64,
stackpage=c693f000)
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: Stack: 00000058 00ffffff feb80050
00000001 530a0000 00200016 00485c5f c0110000
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel:        c693ff28 c01078f2 00000010
c693ff28 ffffffff c56f0018 00200018 c01d8b51
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel:        000000ff ffffffff ffffffff
00200286 08040000 00000000 c0107ae6 0000530a
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: Call Trace: [kill_something_info+56/236]
[apm_bios_call+58/120] [error_table+1009/9344]
[apm_get_power_status+42/100] [apm_get_info+58/248]
[proc_file_read+154/468] [sys_read+174/196]
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel:        [system_call+52/56]
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: Code: <1>Unable to handle kernel paging
request at virtual address 00003319
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: current->tss.cr3 = 08587000, %%cr3 =
08587000
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: *pde = 00000000
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: Oops: 0000
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: CPU:    0
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: EIP:    0010:[show_registers+653/704]
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: EFLAGS: 00210046
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: eax: 00000000   ebx: 00000000   ecx:
00003319   edx: cb7a0000
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: esi: 0000002b   edi: c6940000   ebp:
cc000000   esp: c693fdf4
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: ds: 0018   es: 0018   ss: 0018
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: Process apmd (pid: 23361, process nr: 64,
stackpage=c693f000)
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: Stack: ffff0014 c693fea4 c02490c2
000000ff ffff0014 c693fea4 0000ffff 00000001
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel:        00000000 00000000 00003319
00210046 0000331a cc800000 c010a470 c693fe68
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel:        c01d91a7 c01d927c 0000ea3c
c693fe68 c010a974 c01d927c c693fe68 0000ea3c
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: Call Trace:
[agpgart:__insmod_agpgart_O/lib/modules/2.2.16-22/misc/agpgart.o_M39+-8732672/84]
[die+48/56] [error_table+2631/9344] [error_table+2844/9344]
[do_general_protection+108/116] [error_table+2844/9344] [error_code+45/56]
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel:        [kill_something_info+56/236]
[apm_bios_call+58/120] [error_table+1009/9344]
[apm_get_power_status+42/100] [apm_get_info+58/248]
[proc_file_read+154/468] [sys_read+174/196] [system_call+52/56]
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost kernel: Code: 8a 04 0b 89 44 24 38 50 68 9f 91 1d
c0 e8 f5 9b 00 00 83 c4
Oct 16 18:18:39 localhost apmd: apmd startup failed
Comment 1 Alan Cox 2000-10-16 19:41:34 EDT
The 0050: at the start indicates the BIOS crashed. That isnt Linux. You should
ask Dell to fix their BIOS or if they have a BIOS upgrade available.

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