Bug 209841 - kernel-xen-2.6.18-1.2726 cannot reboot
Summary: kernel-xen-2.6.18-1.2726 cannot reboot
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Version: 5.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Xen Maintainance List
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On: 209315
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Reported: 2006-10-06 21:28 UTC by Stephen Tweedie
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: beta2
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Last Closed: 2006-12-23 01:09:52 UTC
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Description Stephen Tweedie 2006-10-06 21:28:56 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #209315 +++

Description of problem:
kernel-xen-2.6.18-1.2726 cannot reboot: it results in an infinite series of
kernel oopses if you try.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot
2. reboot
Actual results:
Watch the console fill with hypervisor oopses

Expected results:

-- Additional comment from sct@redhat.com on 2006-10-04 11:54 EST --
Created an attachment (id=137749)
Sample console output showing a couple of iterations of the panic.

-- Additional comment from sct@redhat.com on 2006-10-04 11:57 EST --
Should be fixed in xen-unstable cset 11691

-- Additional comment from sct@redhat.com on 2006-10-04 12:06 EST --
Fix confirmed.

Comment 1 Stephen Tweedie 2006-10-06 21:31:46 UTC
This was a recent regression in the rawhide Xen HV just before RHEL-5's version;
the fix is from upstream xen-unstable and is needed to allow Xen boxes to reboot.

PatchSet 4041
Date: 2006/10/04 18:45:00
Author: sct
Branch: HEAD
Tag: (none)
Fix for oops on reboot of xen dom0 (bug 209315)


Comment 2 Don Zickus 2006-10-09 22:04:03 UTC
in kernel-2.6.18-1.2718.el5

Comment 3 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-10-09 22:32:40 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update

Comment 4 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-12-23 01:09:52 UTC
A package has been built which should help the problem described in 
this bug report. This report is therefore being closed with a resolution 
of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the solution does 
not work for you.

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