[OpenAFS] Re: 1.3.70 comments?

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Wed, 18 Aug 2004 23:29:02 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 18 Aug 2004, Steve Roseman wrote:

> Derrick J Brashear wrote:
>> The real problem is that I'm 100% unfamiliar with kernel debugging tools on 
>> AIX.
>> But, I'll make a guess. If this patch finds it, I'll be surprised. If it 
>> doesn't, I'll guess there's an uninitialized mutex, but I'd have to look 
>> harder to see if that's detectable.
> 	I can report that the patch does not help klog crashing an AIX 5.1-06 
> system...  In nosing around the crash dump (I'm also unfamiliar with kernel 
> debugging and AFS kernel internals), it does appear that it might be related. 
> Here's a quick postmortem status:
> CPU 0 CSA F002FBE0 at time of crash, error code for LEDs: 30000000
> pvthread+000480 STACK:
> [00009518].simple_lock+000018 ()
> [057AE918]rxi_ResetCall+0000EC (30B65474, 00000000)

ok, this screams that a mutex isn't initialized.