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SLES11SP2 crashs on boot with "Bug: Soft lock up - CPU#0 stuck for 22s! [swapon:472]"

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2


After installing a SLES11SP2 system on XEN and updating to kernel 3.0.34-0.7-xen, the system fails to boot with the following error (shortened):
[   32.124061] BUG: soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 22s! [swapon:472]
[   32.124282] Supported: Yes
[   32.124322] CPU 0
[   32.124532] Supported: Yes
[   32.124574]
[   32.124616] Pid: 472, comm: swapon Not tainted 3.0.34-0.7-xen #1 
[   32.124664] RIP: e030:[<ffffffff8000322a>]  [<ffffffff8000322a>] 0xffffffff80003229


Please update to kernel version 3.0.101- or later to address this issue.


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  • Document ID:7010766
  • Creation Date: 11-Sep-2012
  • Modified Date:28-Sep-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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