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RHEL AS 3 Kernal booting error

Link to this post 16 Jul 09

Dear All,

I have two machine running RedHAT Linux and attached to EMC SAN storage and running an oracle cluster active active. Yesterday, One of the machine was down
due to power fluctation. This is multiprocess machine model 6800 power edge and using (REDHAT ENTERPRISE LINUX AS (2.4.21-37.ELsmp) ) Kernal by default.
the machine gets hang on stuff below. It seems to me a HBA driver loading problem. But when i use different kernel (REDHAT ENTERPRISE AS-UP (2.4.21-37.EL))
it boots the machine and attache to storage. But i cannot run my oracle cluster stuff on it becasue the kernel should be (REDHAT ENTERPRISE LINUX AS (2.4.21-37.ELsmp) )
Please help me how can i pass thorugh the booting process using kernal (REDHAT ENTERPRISE LINUX AS (2.4.21-37.ELsmp) ) . Please find below the error detail
when using kernel ELsmp.

error message detail
--------------------

loading megaraid_sas.o module
/lib/megaraid_sas.o

Hint: insmod errors can be caused by inccorect module parameter,including invalid
I/O or IRQ paramegter. you may find more information in syslog or the output from dmesg.

error: /bin/insmod exited abnormally loading lpfc.o module

Machine Exception 0000000000000000000004

I will be very thankfull to you.
Regards,
Amir

Link to this post 19 Aug 09

Did you read the syslog and dmesg output? Either way; as per that error message you need to do that as well as check the modules.conf and modinfo to see what parameters can be are and can be used.

Link to this post 02 Sep 09

You are right. It is the fabric card's driver. I take it by the lpfc module you are running emulex cards. The best thing would be to grab the latest drivers from emulex and recompile for the kernel you want (2.4.21-37.ELsmp).

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