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Re: File corruption?
On Sun, Jan 19, 2020 at 12:21:06PM -0600, Robert Nestor wrote:
> Thanks! I followed Andrew?s instructions and got a photo of the stack
> trace and sent it to him directly. Hope it helps him figure out what?s
Thanks for the photo. This is a problem in the DRM code. It was fixed a
day or two ago, so if you update your kernel it won't happen any more.
> On Jan 19, 2020, at 11:29 AM, Greg Troxel <gdt%lexort.com@localhost> wrote:
> > Robert Nestor <rnestor%mac.com@localhost> writes:
> >> Sorry for not being specific. When I do the shutdown on a subsequent
> >> reboot all the filesystems are dirty forcing fsck to run. Sometimes
> >> it finds some minor errors and repairs them.
> > ok - I am trying to separate "corruption", which means that files that
> > were not in the process of being written were damaged, from an unclean
> > shutdown with the usual non-frightening fixups.
> >> I?m running xfce4, so when I do the ?shutdown -r now? I see xfce4 and
> >> X exit bringing me back to the console display that was active when I
> >> booted the system. As it goes thru the normal shutdown process it
> >> reaches a point where I get the assertion error (something like
> >> ?uvm_page locked against owner?) followed by a stack trace and then
> >> quickly followed by the system rebooting. There is no crash file
> >> generated.
> > (Definitely follow ad@'s advice here.)
> > You can of course exit xfe4 back to console before starting this.
> >> I haven?t changed any crash parameters from the stock setup. I seem
> >> to recall there used to be one for kernel crashes, but can?t find it
> >> now. I guess next step is to boot up with the ?-d? flag and see if I
> >> can get something useful. Is that correct?
> > See swapctl(8) and fstab(5). Basically you need to configure a dump
> > device (almost always the swap device). swapctl -l is useful.
> > But, it is likely that after sending ad@ a picture, you won't have to
> > debug this any more...
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