I20 Drivers Crash system when used with Rsync
gesker at alamon.com
Tue Jun 1 14:07:02 GMT 2004
Sorry about the kernel omission: 2.6.6
The bugzilla application setup for the kernel had a seperate field for
the kernel version and I didn't add this information to the message I
sent tot he list.. The bugzilla application assigned my report bug
Martin Pool wrote:
>On 30 May 2004, "Dennis R. Gesker" <gesker at alamon.com> wrote:
>>Note: I don't know if this is a problem withe I20 drivers or Rsync so
>>I'm submitting to both the Kernel Bugzilla and the Rsync mailing list. I
>>couldn't find a bugzilla for Rsync. I hope this was the correct way to
>>submit this issue.
>>Hardware Environment: Intel 850MV Mother board, Pentium 4 processor,
>>1Gig of RAM, Adaptec 2400A RAID Controler. Both the motherboard and
>>Controller card have the most recent BIOS/firmware installed. The
>>Adaptec card is capable of RAID configuration but currently it is
>>configured to view each of the attached IDE drives as individual drives.
>>None of the cards RAID features are presently beeing used. Network is
>>100MB/s Switched Ethernet. Network cables and connects have been tested
>>Software Environment: Very basic/vanilla Debian system install (Sid
>>branch). Software package is rsync.
>>Problem Description: When transfering many sometimes large files (>3Gig
>>in some cases)for backup purposes using rsync either via an ssh shell or
>>rsync server the I20 drivers cause a kernel panic. The system seems to
>>report increases in queue depth, shortly afterward the system completely
>>hangs indicating a kernel panic.
>A kernel panic is by definition a kernel bug, not an application bug.
>Good luck! :-)
>p.s. kernel bug reports ought to say what kernel you're using.
>>Steps to reproduce: Transfer files using rsync. Last specific command
>>issued at prompt that reproduced this error was:
>>"rsync --bwlimit=2048 -vv -r -e ssh --delete --exclude lost+found
>>This error does not seem to occour when transferrring the same file set
>>using cp over nfs or scp. However, this does happen using rsync over nfs.
Dennis R. Gesker
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