2.4.47 bug - PnPBIOS GPFs and kernel panics

From: Joseph Pingenot (trelane@digitasaru.net)
Date: Fri Nov 15 2002 - 12:37:03 EST


Upon enabling PnPBIOS in the kernel, compiling, and rebooting into it,
  I get greeted with the following:
PnPBIOS: Found PnPBIOS installation structure at 0xc00f7d50
PnPBIOS: PnPBIOS version 1.0 entry 0xf0000:0xaa05, dseg 0x400
pnp: 00:03: ioport range 0x4d0-0x4d1 has been reserved
pnp: 00:03: ioport range 0x40b-0x40b has been reserved
pnp: 00:03: ioport range 0x480-0x48f has been reserved
pnp: 00:03: ioport range 0x4db-0x4db has been reserved
pnp: 00:03: ioport range 0x1000-0x105f has been reserved
general protection fault: 0040

CPU: 0
EIP: 0088:[<00009dff>] Not tainted
EIP is at E Using_Versions+0x9dfe/0xc0116caf
eax: 00000040 ebx: 0000alcl ecx: 00150000 edx: 00000005
esi: 0000b942 edi: 00000000 ebp: c11d9e0c esp: c11d9db8
ds: 0090 es: 00a0 ss: 0068
Process swapper (pid: 1, threadinfo=c11d8000 task=c1d6040
Stack: b9870090 a1c10005 b9613032 b9250003 0a110011 0018b8e8 b8d5a1bb 0000b8c1
       b8aca1ba 0000b89a 00030000 9e0c0000 9dfec11d 00000000 00180000
       00010015 be0b0000 02f8b415 b5a3b490 b55b0000 be70b580 00000000 ae840000

Call Trace:
 [<c013033a>] kmem_cache_alloc+0x2e/0x38
 [<c0237fcc>] __pnp_bios_get_dev_node+0x11c/0x17c
 [<c0238040>] np_bios_get_dev_node+0x14/0x34
 [<c0105086>] init+0x2e/0x178
 [<c0105058>] init+0x0/0x178
 [<c0106e3d>] kernel_thread_helper+0x5/0xc

Code: Bad EIP value
  <0> Kernel panic: Attempted to kill init!

Another two error reports on the way, unrelated to this one.


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