Starting instance on Openstack Kilo results in "Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal Exception" when booting from RHEL 6.5 image migrated from Openstack Icehouse

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • I migrated an image from an icehouse openstack to osp7 and it panics on boot with any of the 3 available kernels
  • Kernel Panic
Call Trace:
 [<ffffffff8143355a>] ? cpuidle_idle_call+0x7a/0xe0
 [<ffffffff81009fe6>] cpu_idle+0xb6/0x110
 [<ffffffff81531932>] start_secondary+0x2c0/0x316
Code:  Bad RIP value.
RIP  [<(null)>] (null)
 RSP <ffff88043a32fee0>
CR2: 0000000000000000
---[ end trace 9f17577f32deff8f ]---
Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception
Pid: 0, comm: swapper Tainted: G      D    -- ------------    2.6.32-573.3.1.el6.x86_64 #1
Call Trace:
 [<ffffffff81537c54>] ? panic+0xa7/0x16f
 [<ffffffff8153ca34>] ? oops_end+0xe4/0x100
 [<ffffffff8104e8cb>] ? no_context+0xfb/0x260
 [<ffffffff8104eb55>] ? __bad_area_nosemaphore+0x125/0x1e0
 [<ffffffff812902b9>] ? cpumask_next_and+0x29/0x50
 [<ffffffff8104ec23>] ? bad_area_nosemaphore+0x13/0x20
 [<ffffffff8104f31c>] ? __do_page_fault+0x30c/0x500
 [<ffffffff8103574d>] ? lapic_next_event+0x1d/0x30
 [<ffffffff810b1adc>] ? clockevents_program_event+0x6c/0x100
 [<ffffffff810ad50d>] ? ktime_get+0x6d/0x100
 [<ffffffff8103574d>] ? lapic_next_event+0x1d/0x30
 [<ffffffff810b1adc>] ? clockevents_program_event+0x6c/0x100
 [<ffffffff8153e95e>] ? do_page_fault+0x3e/0xa0
 [<ffffffff8153bd05>] ? page_fault+0x25/0x30
 [<ffffffff8143355a>] ? cpuidle_idle_call+0x7a/0xe0
 [<ffffffff81009fe6>] ? cpu_idle+0xb6/0x110
 [<ffffffff81531932>] ? start_secondary+0x2c0/0x316


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