System lockup with SMP Kernel.
norm at turing.une.edu.au
Tue Feb 3 10:18:45 UTC 2004
On Tue, Feb 03, 2004 at 08:25:59AM +0000, WipeOut wrote:
> I am running a P4 2.4 with HT and the SMP kernel.. Just upgraded to FC1
> on Saturday.. All updates installed (isn't YUM great!!)..
> Now for the issue..
> It would appear that when running the SMP kernel the system will lockup
> once per day, usually within the first hour or two from bootup.. I tried
> the single proc kernel yesterday and the system was fine all day..
> Anyone else having this type of issue??
For sure, I'm seeing this a lot. Perhaps there are other ways of doing
it but for me a umount seems to be good a way of triggering this problem.
On all the smp fedora systems I've tried, if I put a mount and umount
in a shell loop like this:
while [ true ]
mount <something> /mnt
my system will die.
My systems include a quad Xeon, Duel Xeon, quad Pentium III, and a
single processor athlon running the smp kernel.
I've tried <something> as an NFS mount and an ext3 mount. I also suspect a
loop back mount will trigger it as well. Sometimes an rpm kernel install
will hang the system around the time a umount would occur (creating
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Norman Gaywood, Systems Administrator
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