Getting "attempt to access beyond end of device" error on RHEL

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Messages similar to the following are seen in /var/log/messages:
  Aug  3 23:18:23 localhost kernel: attempt to access beyond end of device
  Aug  3 23:18:23 localhost kernel: dm-56: rw=0, want=2288500976, limit=2281955328
  • A kernel panic happened after observing these same errors:
Jun  5 01:31:51 localhost kernel: ------------[ cut here ]------------
Jun  5 01:31:51 localhost kernel: WARNING: at fs/buffer.c:1214 __brelse+0x3a/0x40() (Tainted: G        W  ---------------   )
Jun  5 01:31:51 localhost kernel: Hardware name: ProLiant BL460c Gen8

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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