Re: Kernel 126 problem
H. Peter Anvin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 19 Nov 1998 09:28:44 -0800 (PST)
> > tried to access my RedHat 5.1 CD - mounted by autofs - and got to
> > ls /misc/cd/live
> > where I pressed <TAB> to expand the list. The system froze at this
> > point: no mouse, no keyboard and no response to ping from another box.
> I have the same problem.
> It's a bit more complicated here as I auto mount /mnt/rcd from my
> main box via NFS on the second box, which in turn automounts the
> CD on that box.
> What I get is a kernel panic with a NULL pointer dereference, always
> at a different address (somewhere in the normal kernel space, not in
> a module) and always an address within dump_thread() somewhere in the
> callback trace.
> Happens on every kernel from at least 2.1.125 up to 2.1.127. After
> the register dump the kernel halts with an "In swapper task - not syncing"
> error, hence no syslog entry, thus no ksymoops output available.
> Anyone any idea? hpa?
Which machine dies? The one that automounts NFS or the one that
automounts the CD?
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