Bug 99131 - ide-scsi with AMANDA causes complete system crash
ide-scsi with AMANDA causes complete system crash
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-07-14 16:34 EDT by Paul Felts
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 11:41:18 EDT
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Description Paul Felts 2003-07-14 16:34:26 EDT
Description of problem:
using ide-scsi driver for tape backup with AMANDA package causes intermittent 
kernel panic, complete system hang. constant errors in /var/log/messages are:

kernel: st0: Error with sense data: Current st09:00: sense key Illegal Request
kernel: Additional sense indicates Invalid command operation code

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
AMANDA-2.4.4p1 stable from amanda.org
kernel 2.4.20-18-7 rpm from rhn
ide-scsi 0.93 stock rh 7.3
st.c 20030406 stock rh 7.3 (apparently with Kai Makisara's patch)

How reproducible:
intermittent. :(

Steps to Reproduce:
1. attempt tape backup using AMANDA amdump
Actual results:
system hang. kernel panic or no console message at all.

Expected results:
tape backup completes successfully

Additional info:
tape drive is new ST20000A Travan (ide). tapes are new.
Comment 1 Jay Fenlason 2003-07-14 16:41:50 EDT
This is a kernel problem.  I'm reassigning this to the kernel maintainers.

Comment 2 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 11:41:18 EDT
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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