[CentOS] Re: netfilter kernel crash in ip_ct_refresh_acct / ip_conntrack with centos 5.x

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at iki.fi
Tue Sep 16 16:51:59 UTC 2008


On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 12:12:45PM -0400, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> 
> On Tuesday 2008-09-16 03:38, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> >
> >Has anyone seen this netfilter kernel crash? 
> >
> >Images from the console of the crashed firewall:
> >http://pasik.reaktio.net/centos5-kernel-crash/
> 
> There have been some crashes reported; and some even fixed.
> As such you are encouraged to try a (much) newer kernel
> because 2.6.18 is outside the scope of the -stable team.
>

Yeah I know it's old.. but it's the only standard/supported kernel in 
Redhat Enterprise Linux 5 (and CentOS 5).

I guess the best option would be to somehow figure out what the actual bug
is, get (or make) a patch for it, and sent it for inclusion in RHEL 5.x errata
kernels.. 

-- Pasi


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