Bug 22863 - Bonnie over nfs causes multiple, reproducible kernel oopsen
Summary: Bonnie over nfs causes multiple, reproducible kernel oopsen
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Michael K. Johnson
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-12-27 03:24 UTC by Ed McKenzie
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:30 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-27 09:00:50 UTC
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kernel oops (3.61 KB, text/plain)
2000-12-27 03:25 UTC, Ed McKenzie
no flags Details

Description Ed McKenzie 2000-12-27 03:24:19 UTC
Running bonnie over nfs reliably causes the nfs server to die. The first
oops is typically kswapd (!), followed by the knfsd threads. Syslog output
from one of these crashes follows this report.

Both the client and the server are running stock 2.2.16-22 kernels. The
client is running the smp-i686 kernel, and the server is running up-i586.
/etc/exports is fairly vanilla (/home shared as (rw,secure,no_root_squash)).

Since kswapd tends to die first, I assumed this might be memory related,
since the server only has 32mb. However, I've shut down everything besides
nfs, and the problem persists.

Kernel oops log attached.

Comment 1 Ed McKenzie 2000-12-27 03:25:01 UTC
Created attachment 6703 [details]
kernel oops

Comment 2 Ed McKenzie 2000-12-27 09:00:48 UTC
Closing this bug. Memory tests pass with flying colors, but it seems RH7+samba and FreeBSD+nfs on the same hardware both panicked in a similar 
manner. I now suspect it's a hardware issue, possibly the IDE chipset on this motherboard.

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