[CentOS] Re: [CentOS5beta] kernel crash due to a known bug
amyagi at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 00:25:41 UTC 2007
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).
> - KB
Thanks for the reply. Just filed a report:
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