Possible system crash running Ubuntu LTS kernel 3.13.0-77 and Samba
ben at decadent.org.uk
Sun Feb 14 11:57:52 UTC 2016
On Sun, 2016-02-14 at 11:51 +0100, Thomas Bork wrote:
> Am 10.02.2016 um 12:18 schrieb Karolin Seeger:
> > this is a heads-up that we have seen some system crashes after updating
> > to Ubuntu LTS kernel 3.13.0-77 on systems running Samba.
> > It looks like a kernel bug triggered by Samba calls.
> > A bug report has been created .
> > Downgrading to kernel 3.13.0-76 solves the problem.
> >  https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-lts-trusty/+bug/1543980
> I want to let you know that some of our samba users have a similar
> problem after switching the kernel from 3.2.74 to 3.2.76:
> This stalls later on seams to leading to a memory leak till the
> oom-killer kills processes and the machines crashes.
> Downgrading to kernel 3.2.74 solves the problem.
> After reading
> I think the patch
> > https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/commit/net/unix/af_unix.c?id=a3b0f6e8a21ef02f69a15abac440572d8cde8c2a
> in 3.2.75 is the problem.
I think it's fixed by this kernel patch:
Assuming it's applied upstream, it will get into stable updates in due
course. I've also queued this up for inclusion in Debian security
Sturgeon's Law: Ninety percent of everything is crap.
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