Bug 231219 - devel/ia64: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereferrence
devel/ia64: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereferrence
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Prarit Bhargava
Brian Brock
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Blocks: fedora-ia64
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Reported: 2007-03-06 15:10 EST by Jarod Wilson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2007-04-23 12:36:33 EDT
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Serial console output from kernel panic (14.18 KB, text/plain)
2007-03-06 15:10 EST, Jarod Wilson
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Fix for this issue (2.88 KB, patch)
2007-03-08 09:39 EST, Prarit Bhargava
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Jarod Wilson 2007-03-06 15:10:38 EST
Description of problem:
Kernel 2.6.20-1.2966.fc7 fails to boot an installed ia64 system, hitting a NULL
pointer deref, as per the output attached to the bug.
Comment 1 Jarod Wilson 2007-03-06 15:10:38 EST
Created attachment 149375 [details]
Serial console output from kernel panic
Comment 2 Prarit Bhargava 2007-03-07 11:51:30 EST
Happens in 2.6.21-rc3 (latest upstream) as well.

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Comment 3 Prarit Bhargava 2007-03-08 09:33:46 EST
I was just about to post a patch to linux-ia64 when I noticed that Tony Luck
beat me to it :)

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-ia64&m=117331002917810&w=2

Testing with his patch which includes sn specific changes.

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Comment 4 Prarit Bhargava 2007-03-08 09:39:29 EST
Created attachment 149566 [details]
Fix for this issue

Cleanly applies to current rawhide.

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