Re: Simple question re: oops

From: Lee Revell
Date: Sat Jul 30 2005 - 19:24:46 EST

On Sun, 2005-07-31 at 02:11 +0200, Alexander Nyberg wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 30, 2005 at 07:48:11PM -0400 Lee Revell wrote:
> > I have a machine here that oopses reliably when I start X, but the
> > interesting stuff scrolls away too fast, and a bunch more Oopses get
> > printed ending with "Aieee, killing interrupt handler".
> >
> > How do I get the output to stop after the first Oops?
> >
> set /proc/sys/kernel/panic_on_oops to 1
> What version of the kernel is that? It shouldn't do recursive oopses
> (of the same task) any more.

panic_on_oops has no effect, a bunch of stuff flies past and the last
thing I see is "gam_server: scheduling while atomic" then a stack trace
of the core dump path then "Aiee, killing interrupt handler".

I am starting to suspect the hard drive, does that sound plausible?
It's as if it locks up when it hits a certain disk block.


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