[Systems] [Fwd: New kernel blues]
bernie at codewiz.org
Thu Sep 16 15:51:13 EDT 2010
Adding aleph to cc.
On Wed, 2010-09-15 at 19:41 +0200, Sascha Silbe wrote:
> Excerpts from Bernie Innocenti's message of Wed Sep 15 17:38:37 +0200 2010:
> > Aleph tried to reboot bender with the latest kernel, but we get this
> > nasty error. 2.6.29 works all right.
> The screen photo is cut off unfortunately. I haven't seen this kind of
> message before.
> I also can't check the boot log of the current kernel as it's spamming
> the log with:
> emulation failed (pagetable) rip 7c007c00 38 5c 06 72
> __ratelimit: 396669 callbacks suppressed
> One thing that might have triggered this is the HPA  on sdc:
> bender:~# hdparm -N /dev/sdc
> max sectors = 625140335/625142448, HPA is enabled
> You could try deactivating the HPA after you have verified that nothing
> is actually using it (no idea how).
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Host_Protected_Area
I'm baffled. Why on hell is HPA enabled on one of my drives???
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