SLES11 SP3 VMware guest crashes with kernel BUG at ../blk-core.c:2392!"

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 3 (SLES 11 SP3)
Kernel: 3.0.101-0.46-default and older.

Situation

A SLES11 SP3 VMware guest may crash with the following panic string:

kernel BUG at /usr/src/packages/BUILD/kernel-default-3.0.101/linux-3.0/block/blk-core.c:2392!"

followed by the following stack trace:

PID: 5608 TASK: ffff880424f320c0 CPU: 3 COMMAND: "cron" #0 [ffff88043fd83b60] machine_kexec at ffffffff8102c45e #1 [ffff88043fd83bb0] crash_kexec at ffffffff810adbfa #2 [ffff88043fd83c80] oops_end at ffffffff81465fa8 #3 [ffff88043fd83ca0] do_invalid_op at ffffffff810036d4 #4 [ffff88043fd83d40] invalid_op at ffffffff8146d7db [exception RIP: blk_finish_request+560] RIP: ffffffff8122ada0 RSP: ffff88043fd83df0 RFLAGS: 00010087 RAX: 0000000000000246 RBX: ffff880423332438 RCX: 00000000000041da RDX: 00000000000041da RSI: 00000000fffffffb RDI: ffff880423332438 RBP: ffff880423332438 R8: 0000000000000000 R9: 000000000000007f R10: ffff88043fd83dd0 R11: 000000002b505617 R12: 00000000fffffffb R13: 00000000fffffffb R14: 0000000000000000 R15: 00000000fffffffb ORIG_RAX: ffffffffffffffff CS: 0010 SS: 0000 #5 [ffff88043fd83e18] blk_end_bidi_request at ffffffff8122adfa #6 [ffff88043fd83e48] scsi_io_completion at ffffffffa000b1b3 [scsi_mod] #7 [ffff88043fd83ea8] blk_done_softirq at ffffffff81231165 #8 [ffff88043fd83ec8] __do_softirq at ffffffff810689ef #9 [ffff88043fd83f38] call_softirq at ffffffff8146da5c #10 [ffff88043fd83f50] do_softirq at ffffffff81004695 #11 [ffff88043fd83f80] do_IRQ at ffffffff81003a6f --- <IRQ stack> --- #12 [ffff88042541df58] ret_from_intr at ffffffff81464d13 RIP: 00007f0ec92de060 RSP: 00007fffa0f57958 RFLAGS: 00000202 RAX: 0000000000000000 RBX: 00007f0ec939f7be RCX: 000000000000000e RDX: 0000000000000002 RSI: 00000000ffffc000 RDI: 00007f0eca03a010 RBP: 00007f0eca03a010 R8: 00007f0ec939f7be R9: 00007fffa0f57820 R10: 0000000000000008 R11: 0000000000000246 R12: ffffffff81464d0e R13: 00007fffa0f57aa0 R14: 0000000000000000 R15: 0000000000000000 ORIG_RAX: ffffffffffffff55 CS: 0033 SS: 002b



Resolution

A fix for this crash is in maintenance kernel 3.0.101-0.47.67.2

Cause


Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7017971
  • Creation Date: 23-Aug-2016
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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