Redhat 9 hang with quota problem

Kim Yeung yeung3m at
Sun Jun 20 14:41:51 UTC 2004

I'm running redhat 9 (kernel 2.4.20-8) as a heavy file server using ext3 file 
system. The server hang once a week and I found the following my log 
in /var/log/messages

It looks like some ext3 quota problem. Anyone has similar experience ? Any 
suggestion ?

 Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address ffffffff
  printing eip:
 *pde = 00001067
 *pte = 00000000
 Oops: 0000
 iptable_filter ip_tables e100 keybdev mousedev hid input usb-uhci ehci-hcd 
usbcore ext3 jbd FastTrak sd_mod scsi_mod
 CPU:    0
 EIP:    0060:[<ffffffff>]    Not tainted
 EFLAGS: 00010202                                               
 EIP is at __insmod_iptable_filter_S.data_L876 [iptable_filter] 0x77089ff 
 eax: c039f020   ebx: ffffffff   ecx: 00000007   edx: f4145000  
 esi: 00000012   edi: c039f028   ebp: 00000000   esp: db5c7c3c  
 ds: 0068   es: 0068   ss: 0068                                 
 Process cp (pid: 25738, stackpage=db5c7000)                    
 Stack: c011c7df f4145000 00000000 c039f020 00000007 db5c6000 c997dd00 c0163a42
        f4145000 c039f020 04000000 00000000 00000000 00001000 00000000 c01642a0
        c997dd00 00000004 00000000 00000000 db5c7c96 00000001 00042330 c997dd00
 Call Trace:   [<c011c7df>] tty_write_message [kernel] 0x4f (0xdb5c7c3c))
 [<c0163a42>] print_warning [kernel] 0x82 (0xdb5c7c58))         
 [<c01642a0>] dquot_alloc_space [kernel] 0x140 (0xdb5c7c78))    
 [<f8859890>] ext3_new_block [ext3] 0xa30 (0xdb5c7cb0))         
 [<f884b5eb>] journal_dirty_metadata_R99e24994 [jbd] 0x17b (0xdb5c7cc8))
 [<f885ebe7>] ext3_do_update_inode [ext3] 0x177 (0xdb5c7cf4))   
 [<f884af45>] journal_get_write_access_R095909b6 [jbd] 0x55 (0xdb5c7d14))
 [<f885f285>] ext3_reserve_inode_write [ext3] 0x75 (0xdb5c7d34))
 [<f885f1e2>] ext3_mark_iloc_dirty [ext3] 0x42 (0xdb5c7d50))    
 [<f885bb57>] ext3_alloc_block [ext3] 0x37 (0xdb5c7d64))        
 [<f885bee0>] ext3_alloc_branch [ext3] 0x50 (0xdb5c7d80))       
 [<f884b5eb>] journal_dirty_metadata_R99e24994 [jbd] 0x17b (0xdb5c7da8))
 [<f884abf4>] do_get_write_access [jbd] 0x2b4 (0xdb5c7dc0))     
 [<f885c4d5>] ext3_get_block_handle [ext3] 0x135 (0xdb5c7dd8))  
 [<f885ebe7>] ext3_do_update_inode [ext3] 0x177 (0xdb5c7e34))   
 [<c014930b>] create_buffers [kernel] 0x6b (0xdb5c7e38))        
 [<f885c6aa>] ext3_get_block [ext3] 0x4a (0xdb5c7e50))          
 [<c01499f3>] __block_prepare_write [kernel] 0x193 (0xdb5c7e70))
 [<c014a349>] block_prepare_write [kernel] 0x39 (0xdb5c7eb4))   
 [<f885c660>] ext3_get_block [ext3] 0x0 (0xdb5c7ec8))           
 [<f885cc43>] ext3_prepare_write [ext3] 0xa3 (0xdb5c7ed4))      
 [<f885c660>] ext3_get_block [ext3] 0x0 (0xdb5c7ee4))           
 [<c013636d>] generic_file_write [kernel] 0x44d (0xdb5c7f04))   
 [<f885a089>] ext3_file_write [ext3] 0x39 (0xdb5c7f74))         
 [<c0146e93>] sys_write [kernel] 0xa3 (0xdb5c7f94))             
 [<c0109537>] system_call [kernel] 0x33 (0xdb5c7fc0))           
 Code:  Bad EIP value.                                          


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