Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 220148
kernel 2.6.19-1.2881.fc7 gets general protection fault
Last modified: 2008-04-03 17:52:19 EDT
Description of problem:
It happened when installing grub on a floppy with ext2 file system
(as described in 'info grub' and don't ask :-). I found in dmesg
WARNING at mm/truncate.c:400 invalidate_inode_pages2_range()
general protection fault: 0000  SMP
Attached is a file with registered backtraces and a normal
I cannot tell for sure that this is related but a subsequent
shutdown got stuck in 'Unmounting file systems'. A floppy to
which I was writing got unmounted earlier without any incidents.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Created attachment 143982 [details]
traces from general protection fault
Created attachment 143983 [details]
"regular" dmesg output after a boot
Based on the date this bug was created, it appears to have been reported
against rawhide during the development of a Fedora release that is no
longer maintained. In order to refocus our efforts as a project we are
flagging all of the open bugs for releases which are no longer
maintained. If this bug remains in NEEDINFO thirty (30) days from now,
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