LKCD on 2.6 IA64 Linux Kernel

From: <Sachithanantham_Saravanan_at_emc.com>
Date: 2005-01-26 02:16:21
Hi all,

I tried using lkcd on a ia64 machine running on 2.6.5-7.111 SuSe Kernel for
debugging. I configured the swap device as the dump device and I created
panics,oops to generate dumps. The dump happens in /var/log/dump on a "lkcd
save" after a reboot. When I use lcrash to trace the task of the process
that caused the dump, I get some data misalignment errors as listed below.
And interestingly this happens only for the trace of the process that
generated the panic/oops. For all other processes in the dump trace is
giving me the proper output. Looks like the issue is specific to ia64 as I
did not encounter any such errors on my i386 machine on the same kernel. 
Pointers to any patches or what the problem is will be of help to me.

>> trace
lcrash(9187): unaligned access to 0x6000000001185ff7, ip=0x400000000004fa90
lcrash(9187): unaligned access to 0x6000000001185ff6, ip=0x400000000004fa90
lcrash(9187): unaligned access to 0x6000000001185ff5, ip=0x400000000004fa90
lcrash(9187): unaligned access to 0x6000000001185ff4, ip=0x400000000004fa90
Can't find trace for running task!
================================================================
STACK TRACE FOR TASK: 0xe0000001cc458000 (insmod)

================================================================
>>

Regards
Saravanan S
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Received on Tue Jan 25 10:18:04 2005

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