ifenslave makes the system hang and the watchdog triggers a reboot(read_lock_failed) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.5

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

The watchdog in the kernel reboots the system with a message like the  "Kernel panic - not syncing: nmi watchdog".

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.5
  • Kernel 2.6.9-55.0.12.ELsmp

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