Bug 445911 - Fedora 7 kernel crashed during boot at iwl4965_irq_tasklet+0xfbf.
Fedora 7 kernel crashed during boot at iwl4965_irq_tasklet+0...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2008-05-09 15:33 EDT by hugh
Modified: 2008-06-16 23:07 EDT (History)
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2008-05-09 15:33 EDT, hugh
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Description hugh 2008-05-09 15:33:43 EDT
Description of problem:

Panic during boot.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

Not reproducible.  One off.

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Reported to Intel wireless buzilla: 

From the Intel wireless report:

Fedora 7 kernel crashed during boot at
iwl4965_irq_tasklet+0xfbf.  See attached screen shot.

From "objdump -d -r iwl4965.ko":

0000000000011a0e <iwl4965_irq_tasklet>:
   11a0e:       41 57                   push   %r15
   11a10:       41 56                   push   %r14
   11a12:       41 55                   push   %r13
   129a2:       48 8b 90 d8 00 00 00    mov    0xd8(%rax),%rdx
   129a9:       66 8b 42 06             mov    0x6(%rdx),%ax
   129ad:       0f b6 f4                movzbl %ah,%esi
   129b0:       81 e6 bf 00 00 00       and    $0xbf,%esi
   129b6:       83 fe 04                cmp    $0x4,%esi
   129b9:       74 16                   je     129d1
   129bb:       0f b6 52 04             movzbl 0x4(%rdx),%edx
   129bf:       48 c7 c7 00 00 00 00    mov    $0x0,%rdi
                        129c2: R_X86_64_32S     .rodata.str1.1+0x4ae3
   129c6:       31 c0                   xor    %eax,%eax
   129c8:       e8 00 00 00 00          callq  129cd
                        129c9: R_X86_64_PC32    printk+0xfffffffffffffffc
   129cd:       0f 0b                   ud2a

So the panic message that scrolled off the screen is addressed as:
.rodata.str1.1+0x4ae3.  From "readelf --hex-dump .rodata.str1.1 iwl4965.ko":

  0x00004ae0 780a003c 333e6977 6c343936 353a2045 x..<3>iwl4965: E
  0x00004af0 72726f72 2077726f 6e672063 6f6d6d61 rror wrong comma
  0x00004b00 6e642071 75657565 20256420 636f6d6d nd queue %d comm
  0x00004b10 616e6420 69642030 7825580a 003c343e and id 0x%X..<4>

Which comes from iwl4965_tx_cmd_complete():

        if (txq_id != IWL_CMD_QUEUE_NUM)
                IWL_ERROR("Error wrong command queue %d command id 0x%X\n",
                          txq_id, pkt->hdr.cmd);
        BUG_ON(txq_id != IWL_CMD_QUEUE_NUM);

Cross reference 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/kernel-team/2007-August/001646.html which 
replaces the BUG_ON() with a WARN_ON().
Comment 1 hugh 2008-05-09 15:33:43 EDT
Created attachment 304978 [details]
Photograph of panic traceback
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 11:29:56 EDT
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 23:07:28 EDT
Fedora 7 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on June 13, 2008. 
Fedora 7 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not 
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