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Oracle Linux: "rejecting I/O to offline device" Results in Kernel Panic (Doc ID 2196421.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.7 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

The following can be found in the console:

sd 2:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to offline device
sd 2:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to offline device
sd 2:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to offline device
sd 2:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to offline device
sd 2:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to offline device
sd 2:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to offline device

Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init? exitcode=0x00000007

Pid: 1, comm: init Not tainted 3.8.13-98.el6uek.x86_64 #2
Call Trace:
[<ffffffff8159ce09>] panic+Oxc4/0x1e4
[<ffffffff81124c6e>] ? __perf_cgroup_move+Oxe/0x20
[<ffffffff81064cbc>] find_new_reaper+Oxl7c/0x180
[<ffffffff810655b5>] forget_original_parent+0x45/0x1d0
[<ffffffff81065757>] exit_notify+0x17/0x140
[<ffffffff81067153>] do_exit+0x223/0x490
[<ffffffff81067415>] do_group_exit+0x55/0xd0
[<ffffffff810788ef>] get_signal_to_deliver+0x24f/Ox520
[<ffffffff8101593a>] do_signal+0x3a/0x140
[<ffffffff8104d207>] ? is_prefetch+Oxb7/0x240
[<ffffffff81066a68>] ? sys_waitid+Oxa8/0x1f0
[<ffffffff81195bfl>] ? vfs_read+Oxb1/0x130
[<ffffffff81015ac8>] do_notify_resume+0x88/0xc0
[<ffffffff815a073c>] retint_signal+0x48/0x8c

Cause

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