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Oracle Linux: VMware Guest VM Crash Post Upgrade To OL7.8 at "kernel BUG at fs/inode.c:556!" (Doc ID 2704420.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] and later
Linux x86-64


VMware guest VM crashes post upgrade to OL7.8 with below call trace from the vmcore.

crash7latest> bt
PID: 29741 TASK: ffff8808dd79f000 CPU: 3 COMMAND: "httpd.worker"
#0 [ffff880e5b233a30] machine_kexec at ffffffff81063f2b
#1 [ffff880e5b233aa0] crash_kexec at ffffffff8111e192
#2 [ffff880e5b233b70] oops_end at ffffffff8101b948
#3 [ffff880e5b233ba0] die at ffffffff8101bf6b
#4 [ffff880e5b233bd0] do_trap at ffffffff81017fcc
#5 [ffff880e5b233c30] do_error_trap at ffffffff81018507
#6 [ffff880e5b233d10] do_invalid_op at ffffffff81018d30
#7 [ffff880e5b233d20] invalid_op at ffffffff8175edbd
[exception RIP: evict+377]
RIP: ffffffff8123cea9 RSP: ffff880e5b233dd8 RFLAGS: 00010287
RAX: 0000000000000000 RBX: ffff88025ae27490 RCX: 0000000000000034
RDX: 0000000000000003 RSI: ffff88025ae27530 RDI: ffff88103ff5a430
RBP: ffff880e5b233df8 R8: ffffffff8178d860 R9: ffff8808dd79f000
R10: 0000000000000000 R11: 0000000000000000 R12: ffff88025ae27518
R13: ffffffffc02ed020 R14: ffff88025ae27518 R15: ffffffff81cb79e0
ORIG_RAX: ffffffffffffffff CS: 0010 SS: 0018
#8 [ffff880e5b233dd0] evict at ffffffff8123ce23
#9 [ffff880e5b233e00] iput at ffffffff8123d776
#10 [ffff880e5b233e40] __dentry_kill at ffffffff812383f0
#11 [ffff880e5b233e70] dput at ffffffff81238626
#12 [ffff880e5b233ea0] __fput at ffffffff8122210b
#13 [ffff880e5b233ef0] ____fput at ffffffff812221ee
#14 [ffff880e5b233f00] task_work_run at ffffffff810aca8a
#15 [ffff880e5b233f30] do_notify_resume at ffffffff81017c5d
#16 [ffff880e5b233f50] int_signal at ffffffff8175af07
RIP: 00007f1d6233c7bd RSP: 00007f1d56fc84e0 RFLAGS: 00000293
RAX: 0000000000000000 RBX: 0000000000000000 RCX: 00007f1d6233c7bd
RDX: 00007f1d6233c790 RSI: 0000000000000000 RDI: 0000000000000026
RBP: 00007f1d56fc8500 R8: 0000000000000149 R9: 0000000000000000
R10: 00007f1d50019558 R11: 0000000000000293 R12: 00007f1d000154b8
R13: 00007f1d3800aa90 R14: 0000000000000036 R15: 0000000000000026
ORIG_RAX: 0000000000000003 CS: 0033 SS: 002b


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