Bug 245550 - bug in gdth.c crashing machine
bug in gdth.c crashing machine
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Chip Coldwell
Martin Jenner
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Reported: 2007-06-25 07:49 EDT by Johnny Hughes
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0959
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-11-07 14:54:16 EST
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patch for this issue for kernel-2.6.18-8.1.6.el5 (806 bytes, patch)
2007-06-25 07:49 EDT, Johnny Hughes
no flags Details | Diff
cleaned up patch (970 bytes, patch)
2007-08-15 13:32 EDT, Chip Coldwell
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Johnny Hughes 2007-06-25 07:49:44 EDT
Description of problem:
Trying to get the status of an scsi tape connected to an ICP controller crashes
the machine using kernel-2.6.18-8.1.6.el5

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.6.18-8.1.6.el5 (and earlier)
gdth.c Revision 1.74  2006/04/10 13:44:47

How reproducible:

The bug was mentioned by the Debian team as Bug#412092: [Patch] bug in gdth.c
crashing machine

It is also rolled into the main kernel in

This issue is in the CentOS Bugs database here:

LKML Reference:
Comment 1 Johnny Hughes 2007-06-25 07:49:44 EDT
Created attachment 157737 [details]
patch for this issue for kernel-2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
Comment 2 Chip Coldwell 2007-08-15 13:32:00 EDT
Created attachment 161381 [details]
cleaned up patch
Comment 3 Don Zickus 2007-08-21 14:37:13 EDT
in 2.6.18-42.el5
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2007-11-07 14:54:16 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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