Segmentation Fault When Running LVM Commands on EL4 (Doc ID 975123.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version: 4.6 - Release: OEL4U6
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Failed with the error 'segmentation fault' when running any lvm commands on EL4, e.g. lvs, pvdisplay, pvs, etc. Checking system log and following errors could be found:
lvm[13852]: segfault at 0000007dbfffd838 rip 0000000000431cf6 rsp 0000007dbfffd840 error 6
lvm[13853]: segfault at 0000007dbfffd838 rip 0000000000431cf6 rsp 0000007dbfffd840 error 6

The server in question is in a RAC environment, other nodes with same configuration are not affected by segfault issues.

Changes

The server is in a RAC environment, and hit the segfault issue after adding/provisioning new luns on it.

Cause

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