Bug 521265 - Usage of LUKS crypto partitions with Fedora 11 causes kernel panic on HP 2133
Usage of LUKS crypto partitions with Fedora 11 causes kernel panic on HP 2133
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Blocks: F12Target
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Reported: 2009-09-04 11:32 EDT by Robert Scheck
Modified: 2010-06-28 10:29 EDT (History)
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Description Robert Scheck 2009-09-04 11:32:36 EDT
Description of problem:
Usage of LUKS crypto partitions with Fedora 11 causes kernel panic on HP 2133,
whenever doing a "cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sda5 /crypt". The only thing I was 
able to gather as information was via SSH (see below), but the network is dead 
as well. The unfortunate thing is, that already worked and works with Fedora 9 
and 10 (including all updates).

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Message from syslogd@tux at Sep  4 17:17:47 ...
 kernel:Oops: 0000 [#1] SMP 

Message from syslogd@tux at Sep  4 17:17:47 ...
 kernel:last sysfs file: /sys/module/aes_generic/initstate

Message from syslogd@tux at Sep  4 17:17:47 ...
 kernel:Process kcryptd (pid: 6360, ti=f2cdc000 task=f2cf3280 task.ti=f2cdc000)

Message from syslogd@tux at Sep  4 17:17:47 ...

Message from syslogd@tux at Sep  4 17:17:47 ...
 kernel: fffff000 80000000 00000009 f2cddec8 c1cc0982 f2cdc000 f2cdde00 c04259df

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Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): #1 SMP Mon Aug 24 17:16:21 EDT 2009 i686 i686
i386 GNU/Linux

How reproducible:
Everytime, just do a "cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sda5 /crypt".

Actual results:
Usage of LUKS crypto partitions with Fedora 11 causes kernel panic on HP 2133

Expected results:
Working LUKS crypto partitions with Fedora 11 as it already was case with
Fedora 9 and 10 in the past.
Comment 1 Robert Scheck 2009-09-04 11:36:11 EDT
Of course we do a "cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sda5 crypt" (without the / before 
crypt, otherwise it would be an invalid cryptsetup syntax).
Comment 2 Chuck Ebbert 2009-09-04 21:11:18 EDT
You should be able to get more information than that by running the 'dmesg' command after it oopses.
Comment 3 Robert Scheck 2009-09-04 21:35:48 EDT
I'm not able to run anything on the box after entering the password requested
by cryptsetup, it's immediately completely dead (local and remote via network)
when cryptsetup returns that the slot has been unlocked.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2010-02-03 12:13:06 EST
kernel- has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2010-02-04 20:47:59 EST
kernel- has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2010-04-28 06:11:01 EDT
This message is a reminder that Fedora 11 is nearing its end of life.
Approximately 30 (thirty) days from now Fedora will stop maintaining
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Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 10:29:06 EDT
Fedora 11 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-06-25. Fedora 11 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
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