[DRBD-user] DRBD 8.3.1 linux Crash

Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner at linbit.com
Fri Jul 3 12:08:26 CEST 2009

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

> > > During normal operation everything is fine. But if I fire up a new drbd
> > > device (drbdadm up res or drbdadm adjust res) sometimes (about 1 out of
> > > ten times) the machine crashes with kernel panic.
> > Last night I configured aroung 40 new drbd devices on the production
> > machine and got a crash after about 35 configured devices. I made a
> > screenshot from my kvm screen during the crash:
> This is of course very interesting, but that partial call trace is
> unfortunately useless.

I have to correct myself. That partial stack trace was sufficient to track
the issue down in the end.

Here is the patch, that fixes the issue.

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