Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 604459
growisofs causes system to freeze or reboot
Last modified: 2010-12-03 08:50:47 EST
Description of problem:
On using growisofs to burn a single-layer DVD either via K3B or from the Shell, the system either freezes completely (no mouse or kb response, no response to pings), or spontaneously reboots.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
dvd+rw-tools-7.1-4.fc12.x86_64 running on updated F13 (no F13 rpm is currently in the stable repos)
Always. The exact error varies, as is the time it takes to occur.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Run "growisofs -Z /dev/dvd=some.iso"
2.Watch burning process advance
3.Suddenly see system freeze or reboot
Freeze or reboot. DVD coaster.
Usable DVD and no freeze or reboot.
/var/log/messages has multiple (in the 100's) iterations of:
Jun 14 19:03:59 bree kernel: sr 6:0:0:0: [sr0] Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE
Jun 14 19:03:59 bree kernel: sr 6:0:0:0: [sr0] Sense Key : Illegal Request [current]
Jun 14 19:03:59 bree kernel: Info fld=0x0
Jun 14 19:03:59 bree kernel: sr 6:0:0:0: [sr0] Add. Sense: Logical block address out of range
Jun 14 19:03:59 bree kernel: sr 6:0:0:0: [sr0] CDB: Read(10): 28 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 02 00
Jun 14 19:03:59 bree kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev sr0, sector 0
Jun 14 19:03:59 bree kernel: Buffer I/O error on device sr0, logical block 0
Jun 14 19:03:59 bree kernel: Buffer I/O error on device sr0, logical block 1
Using K3B but selecting cdrecord (wodim) as the burning utility, the DVD is burned normally.
Looks like the problem is in kernel. Which HW are you using?
(In reply to comment #1)
> Looks like the problem is in kernel. Which HW are you using?
Intel D865GLC mobo, Core 2 Duo 6400, 4GB RAM. The optical drive is an LG GSA-4163B-revA104, SCSI
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