Kernel panic with kernel BUG at include/linux/swapops.h:126 and RIP migration_entry_wait

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  • System crashed with kernel BUG at include/linux/swapops.h:126 and RIP migration_entry_wait
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kernel BUG at include/linux/swapops.h:126!
invalid opcode: 0000 [#1] SMP 
last sysfs file: /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:18.0/0000:1b:00.0/local_cpus
CPU 11 
Modules linked in: autofs4 nfs lockd fscache auth_rpcgss nfs_acl sunrpc vsock(U) ipv6 ppdev parport_pc parport vmware_balloon microcode sg vmci(U) i2c_piix4 i2c_core shpchp ext4 jbd2 mbcache sd_mod crc_t10dif sr_mod cdrom vmxnet3 vmw_pvscsi pata_acpi ata_generic ata_piix dm_mirror dm_region_hash dm_log dm_mod [last unloaded: speedstep_lib]

Pid: 11714, comm: content4.exe Not tainted 2.6.32-358.23.2.el6.x86_64 #1 VMware, Inc. VMware Virtual Platform/440BX Desktop Reference Platform
RIP: 0010:[<ffffffff8116c821>]  [<ffffffff8116c821>] migration_entry_wait+0x181/0x190
RSP: 0000:ffff88063df19c88  EFLAGS: 00010246
RAX: ffffea0000000000 RBX: ffffea00126e65b8 RCX: ffff88063d8b9f40
RDX: 00000000005441d1 RSI: ffff88083c0447f8 RDI: 00000000a883a23e
RBP: ffff88063df19ca8 R08: ffff88083c0447f8 R09: 0000000000000028
R10: ffff88033de66280 R11: 00000000001b6689 R12: ffffea0015d76888
R13: 000000063d8b9f40 R14: 000000063d8b9067 R15: 00007ffedffe8000
FS:  00007fffda16e700(0000) GS:ffff880543d00000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
CS:  0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 0000000080050033
CR2: 00007ffedffe8000 CR3: 0000000244c27000 CR4: 00000000000407e0
DR0: 0000000000000000 DR1: 0000000000000000 DR2: 0000000000000000
DR3: 0000000000000000 DR6: 00000000ffff0ff0 DR7: 0000000000000400
Process content4.exe (pid: 11714, threadinfo ffff88063df18000, task ffff88063deb0aa0)
Stack:
 ffff880544a4a080 0000000000000000 00000000a883a23e ffff88083c0447f8
<d> ffff88063df19d88 ffffffff811442e8 ffff88063df19cd8 ffffffff8104bac7
<d> ffff88063deb0aa0 ffff88033de66280 ffff88063df19d28 ffff88033de66280
Call Trace:
 [<ffffffff811442e8>] handle_pte_fault+0xb48/0xb50
 [<ffffffff8104bac7>] ? pte_alloc_one+0x37/0x50
 [<ffffffff8114452a>] handle_mm_fault+0x23a/0x310
 [<ffffffff810474e9>] __do_page_fault+0x139/0x480
 [<ffffffff8100988e>] ? __switch_to+0x26e/0x320
 [<ffffffff8150e1c0>] ? thread_return+0x4e/0x76e
 [<ffffffff81513bfe>] do_page_fault+0x3e/0xa0
 [<ffffffff81510fb5>] page_fault+0x25/0x30
Code: e8 c5 2d fc ff e9 59 ff ff ff 48 8d 53 08 85 c9 0f 84 44 ff ff ff 8d 71 01 48 63 c1 48 63 f6 f0 0f b1 32 39 c1 74 be 89 c1 eb e3 <0f> 0b eb fe 66 66 2e 0f 1f 84 00 00 00 00 00 55 48 89 e5 48 83 
RIP  [<ffffffff8116c821>] migration_entry_wait+0x181/0x190
 RSP <ffff88063df19c88>

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Seen on kernels
    • kernel-2.6.32-358.23.2.el6
    • kernel-2.6.32-504.8.1.el6

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