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SLES 10 SP1 will crash if JS22 utilizes the on-board network adapter (PPC)

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Environment


Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10

Situation

This only applies to JS22 blade Hardware.

During installation of SLES 10 SP1 on JS22 if the network is configured the following oops will occur:

ops: Kernel access of bad area, sig: 11 [#1]g Network Configuration
SMP NR_CPUS=128 NUMA PSERIES LPAR ^@
Modules linked in: ip6t_REJECT xt_tcpudp xt_pkttype ipt_REJECT ipt_LOG
xt_limit xt_state iptable_mangle iptable_nat ip_nat ip6table_mangle
ip_conntrack nfnetlink ip6table_filter ip6_tables iptable_filter
ip_tables x_tables ipv6 ehea joydev st ide_cd sr_mod cdrom apparmor
aamatch_pcre loop dm_mod usb_storage sg ipr libata firmware_class sd_mod
scsi_mod
NIP: D00000000053DFF8 LR: D00000000053DD90 CTR: C00000000030732Curation
REGS: c00000000ffffaa0 TRAP: 0300 Not tainted
(2.6.16.46-0.12-ppc64)iguration
MSR: 8000000000009032 CR: 44000044 XER: 00000020ces
DAR: 00000000000003C8, DSISR: 0000000040000000ite firewall settings
TASK = c0000000004a2ae0[0]'swapper' THREAD: c000000000450000 CPU: 0s
GPR00: 0000000000000000 C00000000FFFFD20 D0000000005565D0
0000000000000076
GPR04: C000000004C52000 000000000000FFFF 000000000000FFFF
C00000006E34E010
GPR08: 0000000000000001 00000000000003B0 C00000006E3EC880
0000000000000000
GPR12: D000000000541540 C0000000004A3300 C00000000FFFFEB0
0000000000000001
GPR16: 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000001
D00000000068F000
GPR20: 000000000000003F C00000000223B800 D000000000682000
C000000004C52000
GPR24: D000000000698000 C000000004C52500 000000000000001F
0000000000000000
GPR28: C000000004C525C8 C00000006E66BF00 D000000000555580
C00000006E3EC880
NIP [D00000000053DFF8] .ehea_poll+0x5d8/0xd3c [ehea]
LR [D00000000053DD90] .ehea_poll+0x370/0xd3c [ehea]]
Call Trace: ^@
[C00000000FFFFD20] [C00000000FFFFDB0] 0xc00000000ffffdb0 (unreliable)
[C00000000FFFFE40] [C0000000002F6818] .net_rx_action+0xe4/0x230
[C00000000FFFFEF0] [C000000000066D84] .__do_softirq+0x98/0x164
[C00000000FFFFF90] [C000000000025558] .call_do_softirq+0x14/0x24
[C0000000004538A0] [C00000000000BC28] .do_softirq+0x8c/0xd0
[C000000000453930] [C000000000066EA4] .irq_exit+0x54/0x6c
[C0000000004539B0] [C00000000000BB78] .do_IRQ+0x124/0x148
[C000000000453A40] [C0000000000041DC] hardware_interrupt_entry+0xc/0x30
--- Exception: 501 at .ppc64_runlatch_off+0x10/0x50
LR = .pseries_dedicated_idle+0xd0/0x21c
[C000000000453D30] [C00000000004487C] .pseries_dedicated_idle
+0x1d8/0x21c (unreliable)
[C000000000453DF0] [C000000000019610] .cpu_idle+0x40/0x54
[C000000000453E60] [C00000000000925C] .rest_init+0x44/0x5c
[C000000000453EE0] [C00000000040E7F4] .start_kernel+0x308/0x32c
[C000000000453F90] [C000000000008568] .start_here_common+0x88/0x8c...
Instruction dump: ^@
77%
48003579 e8410028 38100001 b07f009e 7c1007b4 a01d000a 7808b7e3 4182019c
a07d0010 e81919d8 78691c68 7d290214 2faa0000 f95f0020
409e00c8
<0>Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception in interrupt
[Abort] [Next]
<0>Rebooting in 180 seconds..:

Resolution

Use the update SLES10 SP1 to be found at:

https://you.novell.com/update/ppc/update/SUSE-SLES/10/PTF/1a73edbc864f09b64c6e50e619032c4e/

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:3731396
  • Creation Date:09-NOV-07
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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