Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 81671
Machine will not boot after upgrading kernel. aacraid suspected.
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:49:43 EDT
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Description of problem:
Installing Red Hat 7.3 was a breeze. I ran up2date to upgrade all the relevant
packages, including the kernel. On reboot, problems appeared: mounting / seems
to work, but when the startup scripts try to mount the other filesystems the
kernel seems to cause problems. I get errors like:
Jan 12 10:35:10 xanatos kernel: Unhandled SCSI Command: 0x4d.
(hundreds of them), followed by kernel overflows (tons of them, until I do a
This happens with kernel 2.4.18-19.7.x both SMP and UP.
Booting with 2.4.18-3 SMP works, even though I get a few (2 or 3) 'Unhandled
SCSI Command: 0x4d' messages.
Server is a Dell PowerEdge 6450 with 4 P3 Xeon 700MHz, 4GB of RAM and a PERC2
raid controller. All the filesystems are on sda which is a RAID-5 volume. BIOS
and PERC controllers are running the latest version of the firmware, upgraded a
few days ago.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Red Hat 7.3
2. Upgrade kernel package using up2date
Actual Results: SCSI error message, kernel overflow.
Expected Results: Normal bootup, login prompt.
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