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Bug 27512 - Unloading bonding driver panics kernel
Unloading bonding driver panics kernel
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Miller
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-02-14 00:52 EST by Chris Chabot
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-15 18:09:05 EST
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Description Chris Chabot 2001-02-14 00:52:06 EST
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when using the bonding driver supplied in the 2.4 kernel (bonding.o) to
bond 2 network cards, redhat (ie kernel) crashes on system shutdown (when
unloading the driver)

Tried this on both rh 7.1 supplied kernel (normal,smp,enterprise) and on a
self compiled vanilla 2.4.1 kernel, they have the same bug

Tested on a SMP dual p3 600, with 2x 3c905B network cards.
/etc/modules.conf contains alias bond0 bonding
ifcfg-eth0 & eth1 are configured for master=bond0 slave=yes

bonding driver loads perfectly, and functions perfectly, but crashes on
system poweroff/shutdown. This is causing me a lot of fsck's since it cant
shut down normaly

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. setup a bond0 device
2. ifdown bond0
3. ifdown eth0 (or 1)
*crash and burn*

Also reproducable by doing 'poweroff' or 'shutdown'

Expected Results:  bring down interface.
Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 2001-02-14 10:41:37 EST
Alan, has this been fixed in any of your -ac releases?
Comment 2 Glen Foster 2001-02-15 18:09:01 EST
We (Red Hat) should really try to resolve this before next release.
Comment 3 Michael K. Johnson 2001-02-28 23:55:24 EST
This is fixed in our latest rawhide kernel.

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