Bug 592036 - hpet_next_event call trace during install RHEL6.0-20100512.0_nfs-Server-x86_64
Summary: hpet_next_event call trace during install RHEL6.0-20100512.0_nfs-Server-x86_64
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 6.0
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: beta
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Assignee: Prarit Bhargava
QA Contact: Zhang Kexin
: 595965 595968 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-13 18:05 UTC by Shyam Iyer
Modified: 2015-04-28 04:18 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-11-11 16:15:48 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Call trace during install (19.31 KB, application/octet-stream)
2010-05-13 18:05 UTC, Shyam Iyer
no flags Details
RHEL6 fix for this issue (3.89 KB, patch)
2010-05-26 18:02 UTC, Prarit Bhargava
no flags Details | Diff

Description Shyam Iyer 2010-05-13 18:05:57 UTC
Created attachment 413845 [details]
Call trace during install

Description of problem:
Hpet_next_event warning call traces during install of RHEL6.0-20100512.0_nfs-Server-x86_64 
- Seen in snapshot 3 as well.
- Seen in snapshot 2 on installing with nmi_watchdog=0 as snapshot2 has problem of 574570

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install RHEL6.0-20100512.0_nfs-Server-x86_64 on Dell PoweEdge R210(dell-per210-01.lab.bos.redhat.com)
2.Watch console for the call trace
Actual results:
Call traces on console

Expected results:
No call trace

Additional info:

Comment 2 RHEL Program Management 2010-05-13 20:19:08 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 3 Prarit Bhargava 2010-05-26 17:01:52 UTC
It turns out that this is due to an Intel chipset HW issue.

There are some patches upstream that can be backported to work around the issue.

I will attach a patchset shortly.


Comment 5 Prarit Bhargava 2010-05-26 18:02:21 UTC
Created attachment 416955 [details]
RHEL6 fix for this issue

Comment 7 Prarit Bhargava 2010-06-02 19:14:15 UTC
*** Bug 595968 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 8 Prarit Bhargava 2010-06-02 19:14:26 UTC
*** Bug 595965 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 9 Aristeu Rozanski 2010-06-03 19:57:42 UTC
Patch(es) available on kernel-2.6.32-32.el6

Comment 12 Zhang Kexin 2010-09-10 05:07:36 UTC
installed RHEL6.0-20100909.1-x86_64 on dell-per210-01.lab.bos.redhat.com, no call trace on console. Verified.

Comment 13 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-11 16:15:48 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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