Bug 453965 - nut w/i usbhid-ups causes kernel crash
nut w/i usbhid-ups causes kernel crash
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-03 11:13 EDT by Marty Phelan
Modified: 2009-07-14 11:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 11:52:15 EDT
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Screen photos after crash (3.63 MB, application/zip)
2008-07-14 12:34 EDT, Marty Phelan
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screen shot 1 (608.80 KB, image/jpeg)
2008-07-19 18:33 EDT, Chuck Ebbert
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screen shot 2 (637.75 KB, image/jpeg)
2008-07-19 18:34 EDT, Chuck Ebbert
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screen shot 3 (637.75 KB, image/jpeg)
2008-07-19 18:35 EDT, Chuck Ebbert
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Description Marty Phelan 2008-07-03 11:13:49 EDT
Description of Problem:

After loading the NUT ups driver (/sbin/upsdrvctl start) the kernel will crash
within less than 1 minute. All network connections are severed. If I leave the
console screen displayed (Ctrl-Alt-F1) before I load UPS controller, I can see
the kernel dump (many pages using shift-PageUp/Down). Ctrl-Alt-Del at this point
causes total lockup and I must use hard reset or power off to reboot.

The NUT driver configuration is:
	driver = usbhid-ups
	port = auto
	desc = "TrippLite Omni 1000"

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

kernel- & kernel-

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Connected TrippLite Omni 1000 to USB port
2. Power up and boot machine
3. At console: /sbin/upsdrvctl start
4. Wait 1-2 minutes

Actual results:
Kernel crashes with BUG...

Expected results:
normal operation

Additional info:
Please request any additional information.

Comment 1 Tomas Smetana 2008-07-04 09:11:30 EDT
This looks very strange -- usbhid-ups is probably the most frequently used nut
driver and no such problem has ever been reported.  I believe this a kernel
problem.  Reassigning.
Comment 2 Chuck Ebbert 2008-07-09 17:05:36 EDT
We need to see the entire BUG message. Boot with option vga=1 or vga=792 and
take a picture of the screen with a camera if you have to.
Comment 3 Marty Phelan 2008-07-14 12:34:41 EDT
Created attachment 311726 [details]
Screen photos after crash

Crash dumped many screen pages every 30-60 seconds. I tried to get as many as I
could before system totally locked up.
Comment 4 Marty Phelan 2008-07-14 13:07:05 EDT
I also tried to duplicate the problem on another machine (same kernel/os etc),
but could not replicate it. Only difference was the processor (Intel). The
machine that is crashing is an Athlon XP 2500+.
Comment 5 Chuck Ebbert 2008-07-19 18:33:45 EDT
Created attachment 312210 [details]
screen shot 1
Comment 6 Chuck Ebbert 2008-07-19 18:34:21 EDT
Created attachment 312211 [details]
screen shot 2
Comment 7 Chuck Ebbert 2008-07-19 18:35:05 EDT
Created attachment 312212 [details]
screen shot 3
Comment 8 Chuck Ebbert 2008-07-20 16:14:11 EDT
c047ece6:       8b 1f                   mov    (%edi),%ebx
c047ece8:       85 db                   test   %ebx,%ebx
c047ecea:       74 0a                   je     c047ecf6 <kmem_cache_alloc+0x45>
c047ecec:       8b 47 0c                mov    0xc(%edi),%eax
c047ecef:       8b 04 83                mov    (%ebx,%eax,4),%eax   <========
c047ecf2:       89 07                   mov    %eax,(%edi)
c047ecf4:       eb 14                   jmp    c047ed0a <kmem_cache_alloc+0x59>
c047ecf6:       57                      push   %edi
c047ecf7:       8b 45 f0                mov    -0x10(%ebp),%eax
c047ecfa:       83 c9 ff                or     $0xffffffff,%ecx
c047ecfd:       52                      push   %edx
c047ecfe:       8b 55 ec                mov    -0x14(%ebp),%edx
c047ed01:       e8 29 f6 ff ff          call   c047e32f <__slab_alloc>
c047ed06:       59                      pop    %ecx
c047ed07:       89 c3                   mov    %eax,%ebx
c047ed09:       58                      pop    %eax
Comment 9 Chuck Ebbert 2008-07-20 19:59:57 EDT
1580    c = get_cpu_slab(s, smp_processor_id());
        if (unlikely(!c->freelist || !node_match(c, node)))

                object = __slab_alloc(s, gfpflags, node, addr, c);

        else {
                object = c->freelist;
                c->freelist = object[c->offset];
                stat(c, ALLOC_FASTPATH);
Comment 10 Chuck Ebbert 2008-07-20 21:35:16 EDT
c->freelist == 1
c->offset == 0
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