Bug 204474 - Kernel oops while using loop devices in Xen0 with PAE
Summary: Kernel oops while using loop devices in Xen0 with PAE
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel-xen   
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Version: 5
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Xen Maintainance List
QA Contact: Virtualization Bugs
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Reported: 2006-08-29 13:09 UTC by Edouard Bourguignon
Modified: 2009-12-14 20:39 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-02-26 23:18:11 UTC
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Description Edouard Bourguignon 2006-08-29 13:09:57 UTC
Description of problem:

Kernel oops and froze while using a mounted loop device

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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. mount -o loop hd.img /mnt
2. cp -a huge_data/* /mnt
Actual results:

Computer totaly frozen and need a hard reboot. Sometimes we can see what seems
to be a kernel oops just before the crash

Expected results:

copying files in the mounted loop device shouldn't hang the system

Additional info:

This occurs on a IBM x365 with 12GB of RAM, therefor we need the PAE support.
This bug doesn't occur if we boot with the noacpi parameter

Comment 1 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-07-25 01:33:12 UTC
change QA contact

Comment 2 Chris Lalancette 2008-02-26 23:18:11 UTC
This report targets FC5, which is now end-of-life.

Please re-test against Fedora 7 or later, and if the issue persists, open a new bug.


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