Bug 4670 - Kernel Panic at install
Kernel Panic at install
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-08-23 13:40 EDT by chuck
Modified: 2008-08-01 12:22 EDT (History)
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Description chuck 1999-08-23 13:40:58 EDT
System: Intel P150
RAM: 64M
SCSI: Adaptec 2920



Previous OS RH5.2 ran without fault. We selected an Install
not an Upgrade.

On install. In 2nd stage while installing packages get error
message:

Kernel panic: scsi: <fdomain> fdomain_16x0_queue() NOT
REENTRANT! In swapper task - not syncing

Install fails 100%!
Comment 1 dracon 1999-09-06 01:48:59 EDT
I have a quantum drive connected to a Adaptec 2920, and the same error comes up.  It seems to occur when the drive is under heavy usage.  For me, it was a 200KB/s download that killed it.  Strange thing though is that it only crashes after I have downloaded about 50 megs, and then I get a bus reset time out.  Then the sync message comes up and crashes.
Comment 2 chuck 1999-09-06 15:47:59 EDT
Here is the actual panic transcribed from the dead machines monitor:
TMC Status = 0x40 (interrupt)
Interrupt Status = 0x28 (enabled)
FIFO Status = 0x08
Int. Condition = 0x00
Configuration 1 = 0x85
Configuration 2 = 0x03
scsi : aborting command due to timeout : pid 3351, scsi0, channel 0,
id 6, lun 0
Write (10) 00 00 39 f9 1b 00 00 00 00
scsi: <fdomain> abort
Future Domain 16-bit SCSI Driver Version 5.50
scsi0: <fdomain> No BIOS; using SCSI id 7
scsi0: <fdomain> TMC-36C70 (PCI bus) chip at 0x6100 irq 10
arbitration (2), target = 6 cmnd = 0x2a pieces = 64 size = 65536
sent_command = 0, have_data_in = 0, timeout = 0
in_interrupt_flag = 0
IMR = 0x5a68, IRR = 0x0000, ISR = 0x0000
SCSI Status = 0x11
TMC Status = 0x40 (interrupt)
Interrupt Status = 0x28 (enabled)
FIFO Status = 0x08
Int. Condition = 0x00
Configuration 1 = 0x85
Configuration 2 = 0x03
scsi0 channel 0 : resetting for second half of retries
SCSI bus is being reset for host 0 channel 0
scsi: <fdomain> SCSI Bus Reset
Future Domain 16-bit SCSI Driver Version 5.50
scsi0: <fdomain> No BIOS; using SCSI id 7
scsi0: <fdomain> TMC-36C70 (PCI bus) chip at 0x6100 irq 10
unknown (34), target = 6 cmnd = 0x2a pieces = 64 size = 65536
sent_command = 0, have_data_in = 0, timeout = 0
in_interrupt_flag = 0
IMR = 0x5a68, IRR = 0x0000, ISR = 0x0000
SCSI Status = 0x11
TMC Status = 0x40 (interrupt)
Interrupt Status = 0x00 (enabled)
FIFO Status = 0x08
Int. Condition = 0x00
Configuration 1 = 0x85
Configuration 2 = 0x03
scsi0 channel 0 : resetting for second half of retries
SCSI bus is being reset for host 0 channel 0
scsi: <fdomain> SCSI Bus Reset
Future Domain 16-bit SCSI Driver Version 5.50
scsi0: <fdomain> No BIOS; using SCSI id 7
scsi0: <fdomain> TMC-36C70 (PCI bus) chip at 0x6100 irq 10
unknown (34), target = 6 cmnd = 0x2a pieces = 64 size = 65536
sent_command = 0, have_data_in = 0, timeout = 0
in_interrupt_flag = 0
IMR = 0x5a68, IRR = 0x0000, ISR = 0x0000
SCSI Status = 0x11
TMC Status = 0x40 (interrupt)
Interrupt Status = 0x00 (enabled)
FIFO Status = 0x08
Int. Condition = 0x00
Configuration 1 = 0x85
Configuration 2 = 0x03
Kernel Panic: scsi: <fdomain> fdomain_16x0_queue() NOT REENTRANT!

In swapper task - not syncing

Also... Alan Cox suggested I set the can_queue line in fdomain.h to 0
instead of 1 and then recompile the kernel. I did that but it hangs
here:

Loading fdomain module
scsi0: <fdomain> No Bios; using scsi id 7
scsi0: <fdomain> TMC-36C70 (PCI bus) chip at 0x6100 irq 10
scsi0: Future Domain 16-bit SCSI Driver Version 5.50
scsi : 1 host.

and it hung right there so I backed up to the kernel provided by RH
with the 2.2.5-22 rpm (i586 version). HtH and thanx a lot!

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