At 12:49 11-6-2001 +0100, P.Dixon wrote:
Whilst running xfsdump on our serve, NFS crashed and couldn't be
restarted. The output from /var/log/messages is shown below. I've read
that ext2dump shouldn't be used with 2.4 kernels - does this apply to
Any time I see a NULL pointer being de-referenced, I get worried...
I am running kernel-smp-2.4.2-SGI_XFS_1.0 from the Red Hat 7.1 SGI XFS
I recommend getting the 2.4.5 or 2.4.6pre1 patch from the oss.sgi.com FTP
server and rebuilding your linux kernel. I don't know if CVS is a 100
Percent a the moment.
There have been fixes in the development tree for dumping on a active
system and NFS.
If you can reproduce it using a more up to date tree we would be most grateful.
Every program has two purposes one for which
it was written and another for which it wasn't
I use the last kind.