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Oracle Linux: OL7 Server Crashed With "kernel BUG at include/linux/fs.h:2498!" (Doc ID 2507616.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

A server crashed and generated a vmcore dump. The following set of call traces were captured from the vmcore:

KERNEL: /share/linuxrpm/vmlinux_repo/64/4.1.12-124.17.1.el7uek.x86_64/vmlinux
DUMPFILE: vmcore [PARTIAL DUMP]
CPUS: 8
DATE: Mon Nov 5 23:02:14 2018
UPTIME: 39 days, 07:59:33
LOAD AVERAGE: 6.48, 4.04, 2.49
TASKS: 1822
NODENAME: <hostname>
RELEASE: 4.1.12-124.17.1.el7uek.x86_64
VERSION: #2 SMP Thu Jul 5 14:53:45 PDT 2018
MACHINE: x86_64 (2201 Mhz)
MEMORY: 500 GB
PANIC: "kernel BUG at include/linux/fs.h:2498!" <<<<<<=====
PID: 838
COMMAND: "perl"
TASK: ffff886b1d640000 [THREAD_INFO: ffff88749b468000]
CPU: 6
STATE: TASK_RUNNING (PANIC)

ANALYSIS AND RESEARCH
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crash64> bt
PID: 838 TASK: ffff886b1d640000 CPU: 6 COMMAND: "perl"
#0 [ffff88749b46bb00] machine_kexec at ffffffff81061cfb
#1 [ffff88749b46bb70] crash_kexec at ffffffff8111b0d2
#2 [ffff88749b46bc40] oops_end at ffffffff8101b928
#3 [ffff88749b46bc70] die at ffffffff8101bf4b
#4 [ffff88749b46bca0] do_trap at ffffffff81017fcc
#5 [ffff88749b46bd00] do_error_trap at ffffffff81018507
#6 [ffff88749b46bde0] do_invalid_op at ffffffff81018d30
#7 [ffff88749b46bdf0] invalid_op at ffffffff81755a35
[exception RIP: __fput+539]
RIP: ffffffff8121bc4b RSP: ffff88749b46bea8 RFLAGS: 00010246
RAX: 0000000000000000 RBX: ffff887ae1ff7900 RCX: 0000000034da3901
RDX: 0000000000000001 RSI: ffff886a1c6de180 RDI: 0000000000000000
RBP: ffff88749b46bee8 R8: 000000000001b620 R9: ffff887b1b39b620
R10: ffffea01a871b780 R11: ffffffffa04ad360 R12: 0000000000000010
R13: ffff88782aafe368 R14: ffff887ae580f9a0 R15: ffff887518dd2000
ORIG_RAX: ffffffffffffffff CS: 0010 SS: 0018
#8 [ffff88749b46bea0] __fput at ffffffff8121bb4f
#9 [ffff88749b46bef0] ____fput at ffffffff8121bc9e
#10 [ffff88749b46bf00] task_work_run at ffffffff810a997a
#11 [ffff88749b46bf30] do_notify_resume at ffffffff81017c5d
#12 [ffff88749b46bf50] int_signal at ffffffff81751f55
RIP: 00007f4f202154b0 RSP: 00007ffe67658868 RFLAGS: 00000246
RAX: 0000000000000000 RBX: 0000000000000000 RCX: 00007f4f202154b0
RDX: 00000000007f95c8 RSI: 0000000000000000 RDI: 0000000000000001
RBP: 0000000001ddaec0 R8: 0000000000000000 R9: 00000000024dac28
R10: 0000000001da9850 R11: 0000000000000246 R12: 0000000000000001
R13: 0000000001da9010 R14: 0000000001ddaec0 R15: 0000000001da9010
ORIG_RAX: 0000000000000003 CS: 0033 SS: 002b
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Cause

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