lparstat segfault if 'SPU' line in /proc/interrupts is too long

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  • lparstat segfault if SPU line in /proc/interrupts is too long (> 512 char).
# cat proc/interrupts  | grep SPU
SPU:     174977      12058      12063  <........>    12070   Spurious interrupts

# cat proc/interrupts  | grep SPU | wc -c
  • After system boot up, segfault occurs from lparstat.
Aug  1 00:00:03 kgbossmdb3 kernel: lparstat[8162]: unhandled signal 11 at 00003ffff81a0008 nip 0000000010001e78 lr 0000000010001e74 code 30001                              


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 for Power PC
  • powerpc-utils-1.2.26-2.el7

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