After yum update device-mapper-multipath, multipathd fails with segfault: "kernel: multipathd[44853]: segfault at 0 ip (null) sp 00007fff59053ba8 error 14 in multipathd[400000+10000] " (Doc ID 2039321.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2015

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] to Oracle Linux 7.1 [Release OL6 to OL7U1]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

After yum install device-mapper-multipath, multipathd segfaults are visible in /var/log/messages as well running multipath -v2

Cause

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