Kernel Oops Reports

Brian Murray brian at ubuntu.com
Tue Oct 12 15:12:10 UTC 2010


On Fri, Oct 01, 2010 at 08:41:43AM +0100, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 03:15:47PM -0700, Brian Murray wrote:
> > With the end goal of trying to consolidate some of the duplicate Oops
> > reports I've been poking at Oops bugs some and haven written a few
> > scripts for finding the tops Oops reports for example 23 Oops'es are
> > about:
> > 
> > WARNING: at
> > /build/buildd/linux-2.6.35/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_fence.c:235
> > radeon_fence_wait
> > 
> > Talking with Brad about this he indicated that finding out the hardware
> > involved with this bug reports would be quite useful.  So I've something
> > like this[1] now:
> > 
> > WARNING: at
> > /build/buildd/linux-2.6.35/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_fence.c:235
> > 
> > This device: ATI Technologies Inc Mobility Radeon HD 3400 Series
> > [1002:95c4] (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
> >         LP: #642088 is New, has 0 dupes
> >         LP: #620052 is New, has 0 dupes
> > 
> > With my limited kernel knowledge I'd guess bug 642088 and bug 620052 are
> > duplicates.  However, not being a kernel developer I'd like input as to
> > what other properties of the bugs should be checked to ensure that they
> > are in fact duplicates.  Alternatively, what type of report would you
> > like to have to facilitate your consolidation of likely duplicate
> > Oops'es.
> > 
> > [1] The full output of warning results for that Oops is attached
> 
> Well that report is pretty handy, perhaps we could use something like
> that to feed into our weekly review.  As a general form it looks handy
> to me as a consumer, obviously for other types of oops we need different
> types of hardware information.  It might make sense to generalise the
> report so it brings base system information and graphics information.
> 
> JFo, perhaps we should try reviewing a couple of these monday.

Did these get reviewed?  How did the review go?
 
-- 
Brian Murray
Ubuntu Bug Master
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