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Re: ext3 Problem in 2.4.20-ac1?



* Stephen C. Tweedie <sct redhat com>:

> > Dec  5 00:00:07 postamt1 httpd: httpd startup succeeded
> > Dec  5 15:48:35 postamt1 kernel: swap_dup: Bad swap file entry 516a444c
> > Dec  5 15:48:36 postamt1 kernel: swap_dup: Bad swap file entry 7741314a
> > Dec  5 15:48:36 postamt1 kernel: EIP:    0010:[__free_pages_ok+94/800] Not tainted
> 
> This is a pure VM oops.  There's no sign of ext3 involvement here.

So my initial guess wasn't that bad, Udo :)
 
> > Dec  5 15:53:53 postamt1 kernel:  <2>EXT3-fs error (device sd(8,6)): ext3_free_blocks: Freeing blocks not in datazone - block = 1094928743, count = 1
> > Dec  5 15:53:53 postamt1 kernel: EXT3-fs error (device sd(8,6)): ext3_free_blocks: Freeing blocks not in datazone - block = 1095059815, count = 1
> > Dec  5 15:53:53 postamt1 kernel: EXT3-fs error (device sd(8,6)): ext3_free_blocks: Freeing blocks not in datazone - block = 1094996087, count = 1
> > Dec  5 15:53:53 postamt1 kernel: EXT3-fs error (device sd(8,6)): ext3_free_blocks: Freeing blocks not in datazone - block = 1380209241, count = 1
> > Dec  5 15:53:53 postamt1 kernel: EXT3-fs error (device sd(8,6)): ext3_free_blocks: Freeing blocks not in datazone - block = 1095060801, count = 1
> 
> Ext3 is then complaining that some of its indirect blocks look corrupt. 
> This looks more like a VM or (more likely) hardware problem to me.
> 
> > * ext3 or VM problem?
> 
> Hardware is my first guess.
> 
> > * How to track down more professionally?
> 
> Run memtest86.

But then this problem occured 22h after installing 2.4.20-ac1, after
2.4.19-ac4, which worked fine for 60some days....

> > * fsck recommended?
> 
> In this sort of situation, always.

We thought so.
 
> > * Should I report this to lkml?
> 
> Check the hardware as best you can.  Then, either lkml or
> linux-mm kvack org, unless you get a better oops which points more
> clearly towards an ext3 problem.

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