Ask Your Question

System becomes unresponsive due to kernel oops [closed]

asked 2014-10-31 04:23:25 -0600

Amrit gravatar image

updated 2014-10-31 05:05:48 -0600

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

System is consistently getting unresponsive with below serial console output. The similar serial console output is observed every time the issue is occurred.

Steps to reproduce this issue are unknown as of now. But, this issue is not observed when all parameters related to acpi are disabled from BIOS.

I am newbie to debugging kernel oops. Please let me know what could be the problem and how can I resolve this issue. Any pointer or help will be very important.

Stack trace is as,

BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at (null)
IP: [<c06fbcdd>] dev_queue_xmit+0x256/0x3f4
*pdpt = 000000002ecb3001 *pde = 000000012974c067 
Oops: 0000 [#1] SMP 
last sysfs file: /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1c.0/0000:01:00.0/net/eth0/broadcast
Modules linked in: tun nfnetlink_queue nfnetlink bluetooth rfkill ts_kmp xt_string 8021q garp nf_nat_pptp nf_conntrack_pptp nf_conntrack_proto_]

Pid: 14113, comm: snort Not tainted #1 To be filled by O.E.M./To Be Filled By O.E.M.
EIP: 0060:[<c06fbcdd>] EFLAGS: 00210202 CPU: 1
EIP is at dev_queue_xmit+0x256/0x3f4
EAX: f6922000 EBX: f6bf5a80 ECX: ed524140 EDX: f6123380
ESI: f6248000 EDI: 00000000 EBP: eef7dbf0 ESP: eef7dbdc
 DS: 007b ES: 007b FS: 00d8 GS: 00e0 SS: 0068
Process snort (pid: 14113, ti=eef7c000 task=eef28cc0 task.ti=eef7c000)
 eef7dbec f6923300 f6bf5a80 ef48f360 ed524108 eef7dc14 c0722500 001aa8b4
<0> 00000000 ef48f350 ef48f300 00000028 f6bf5a80 001aa8b4 eef7dc20 c0722591
<0> f6bf5a80 eef7dc2c c0722819 f0fc4800 eef7dc34 c07216d5 eef7dc4c c0713b12
Call Trace:
 [<c0722500>] ? ip_finish_output2+0x18e/0x1c6
 [<c0722591>] ? ip_finish_output+0x59/0x5c
 [<c0722819>] ? ip_output+0x74/0x79
 [<c07216d5>] ? dst_output+0x9/0xb
 [<c0713b12>] ? nf_reinject+0xa3/0xe6
 [<f80ab427>] ? nfqnl_recv_verdict+0x1cf/0x1e0 [nfnetlink_queue]
 [<f7e6b1ab>] ? nfnetlink_rcv_msg+0x118/0x149 [nfnetlink]
 [<f7e6b0b9>] ? nfnetlink_rcv_msg+0x26/0x149 [nfnetlink]
 [<c0711903>] ? netlink_sendmsg+0x72/0x221
 [<f7e6b093>] ? nfnetlink_rcv_msg+0x0/0x149 [nfnetlink]
 [<c0711130>] ? netlink_rcv_skb+0x30/0x76
 [<f7e6b08c>] ? nfnetlink_rcv+0x1b/0x22 [nfnetlink]
 [<c0710f6f>] ? netlink_unicast+0xbe/0x119
 [<c0711aa5>] ? netlink_sendmsg+0x214/0x221
 [<c06edfad>] ? __sock_sendmsg+0x45/0x4e
 [<c06ee254>] ? sock_sendmsg+0x93/0xa7
 [<c0442bfc>] ? irq_exit+0x39/0x5c
 [<c0409c05>] ? do_IRQ+0x86/0x9a
 [<c0408df0>] ? common_interrupt+0x30/0x38
 [<c06f625f>] ? verify_iovec+0x57/0x6c
 [<c06ee676>] ? sys_sendmsg+0x187/0x1eb
 [<c06ee4c2>] ? sockfd_lookup_light+0x16/0x43
 [<c06ee4aa>] ? fput_light+0xc/0xe
 [<c06ef6d7>] ? sys_recvfrom+0x102/0x121
 [<c06fbf04>] ? dev_kfree_skb_any+0x27/0x32
 [<f88c3dfb>] ? e1000_put_txbuf+0x50/0x65 [e1000e]
 [<f88c3ee8>] ? e1000_clean_tx_irq+0xa7/0x1dc [e1000e]
 [<c05a6680>] ? might_fault+0x19/0x1b
 [<c05a68eb>] ? copy_to_user+0x2f/0x108
 [<c05a6680>] ? might_fault+0x19/0x1b
 [<c06efe80>] ? sys_socketcall+0x15e/0x1a5
 [<c040ff01>] ? syscall_trace_leave+0xa5/0xb8
 [<c0782bdc>] ? syscall_call+0x7/0xb
 [<c0780000>] ? acpi_processor_add+0x1f/0x74b
Code: 57 0c 66 89 83 80 00 00 00 8b 96 00 02 00 00 0f b7 c0 c1 e0 07 01 d0 89 45 f0 8b 78 04 66 8b 43 7e 80 e4 cf 80 cc 20 66 89 43 7e <83> 3f  
EIP: [<c06fbcdd>] dev_queue_xmit+0x256/0x3f4 SS:ESP 0068:eef7dbdc
CR2: 0000000000000000
---[ end trace 5e9db4f99c9e9021 ]---

Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception in interrupt
Message from syslogd@qh-terminaPid: 14113, comm: snort Tainted: G      D #1
Call Trace:
 [<c0780b4f>] ? printk+0xf/0x18
 [<c0780a8d>] panic+0x39/0xec
 [<c0783c90>] oops_end+0x92/0xa1
 [<c04261c1>] no_context+0x13e/0x148
 [<c04262b7>] __bad_area_nosemaphore+0xec/0xf4
 [<c0784e87>] ? do_page_fault ...
edit retag flag offensive reopen merge delete

Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by randomuser
close date 2014-11-01 15:17:56.699119



I'm going to close this question. Fedora offers solutions to code problems by providing package updates; if you choose not to update your system you won't get the fixes that have already been provided for you.

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2014-11-01 15:17:32 -0600 )edit

1 Answer

Sort by ยป oldest newest most voted

answered 2014-10-31 05:08:04 -0600

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

Hello! Welcome to Ask Fedora! Please take a minute to go through the guidelines here:

You seem to be running Fedora 13 which is very very old and no longer supported. Most likely, this bug is fixed in the current stable Fedora and kernel versions: Fedora 20/kernel-3.16.

Please update to a stable version of Fedora, and if the bug persists you'll have to file it. Debugging kernel issues is quite out of the scope of this user oriented troubleshooting forum.

edit flag offensive delete link more


Hi FranciscoD_,

Thank you for reply. I can not update to latest fedora version and need to continue with fedora 13. My intention to ask this question here is, if any body has faced same issue, I might get some pointers.

Amrit gravatar imageAmrit ( 2014-10-31 05:24:49 -0600 )edit

Question Tools


Asked: 2014-10-31 04:23:25 -0600

Seen: 264 times

Last updated: Oct 31 '14