Supportconfig causes the server to panic when processing PROC

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1


Running supportconfig causes a server kernel panic when it reaches the PROC gathering stage.
The Mellanox/OFED drivers are loaded
Running 'cat /proc/net/sdpstats' causes the same server kernel panic.


Update your system to the latest SLES11 SP1 patches to resolve the issue. It has been fixed with ofed-1.5.2-

Work around: Run supportconfig -o PROC to exclude PROC information gathering.


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  • Document ID:7009270
  • Creation Date: 31-Aug-2011
  • Modified Date:10-Nov-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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