[CentOS] Re: [CentOS5beta] kernel crash due to a known bug
debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Wed Mar 14 01:24:44 UTC 2007
Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Mar 2007 23:29:27 +0000, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>>Akemi Yagi wrote:
>>>After a successful installation of CentOS5 beta, I "successfully"
>>>crashed the system twice already. This is caused by a known bug in the
>>>cifs kernel module. The patch became available in January:
>>>FC5 and FC6 are running the patched kernel but, unfortunately, RHEL5
>>>will not. Steve Dickson of RedHat says:
>>>"I will not be able to get these in the initial RHEL5 release, since
>>>that is currently lock down... very tightly... so I will try to get them
>>>in early in the 5.1 pool..."
>>>I am wondering...if it is possible for the CentOS team to apply the
>>>patch ahead of the upstream. Or I would have to wait for CentOS5.1? In
>>>that case, I will need to compile the cifs module with the patched file.
>>if you expect something to happen - open an issue report with max details
>>at http://bugs.centos.org/ While the chances for including a patch like
>>that in the distro kernel are absolutely zero, we do have some flexibility
>>with the CentOSplus kernel(s).
> Thanks for the reply. Just filed a report:
There's a good chance the FC6 kernel will get you by for now.
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