Kernel panic occurred in 'nvidia' module with message "BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000014"

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Issue

  • Kernel panic has occurred with the message BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000014.
[  223.025318] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000014
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[  223.025449] Pid: 13523, comm: nvidia-smi Tainted: P           -- ------------    2.6.32-642.11.1.el6.x86_64 #1 LENOVO Lenovo NeXtScale nx360 M5: -[5465FT1]-/00MU792
[  223.025451] RIP: 0010:[]  [] _nv001309rm+0x2c39/0x41e0 [nvidia]
[  223.025544] RSP: 0018:ffff881f0f35bd08  EFLAGS: 00010283
[  223.025544] RAX: 0000000000000005 RBX: 0000000000000005 RCX: 0000000000000008
[  223.025545] RDX: ffff88404cb52ac8 RSI: 0000000000000296 RDI: ffff881efb938008
[  223.025546] RBP: ffff881efba53230 R08: 0000000000000000 R09: 0000000000000000
[  223.025547] R10: ffff881efba531ec R11: ffffffffa073d490 R12: ffff881efb938008
[  223.025548] R13: 0000000000004400 R14: 0000000000000000 R15: 0000000000000025
[  223.025549] FS:  00007f6789789700(0000) GS:ffff880028220000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
[  223.025550] CS:  0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 000000008005003b
[  223.025550] CR2: 0000000000000014 CR3: 0000003f27e54000 CR4: 00000000001407e0
[  223.025551] DR0: 0000000000000000 DR1: 0000000000000000 DR2: 0000000000000000
[  223.025552] DR3: 0000000000000000 DR6: 00000000ffff0ff0 DR7: 0000000000000400
[  223.025553] Process nvidia-smi (pid: 13523, threadinfo ffff881f0f358000, task ffff88204f797520)
[  223.025554] Stack:
[  223.025554]  ffff881efb938008 ffff881efba502b8 ffff88405366e000 ffff881f0f35be88
[  223.025555]  ffffc9002e344008 ffffffffa077f35c ffff88405366e000 ffff881efba502b8
[  223.025556]  0000000000000000 ffff881f0f35be88 ffff881f0f35bd68 ffffffffa077659a
[  223.025558] Call Trace:
[  223.025600]  [] ? _nv000650rm+0x29c/0x370 [nvidia]
[  223.025630]  [] ? rm_disable_adapter+0x6a/0x130 [nvidia]
[  223.025671]  [] ? nvidia_close+0x1cb/0x460 [nvidia]
[  223.025675]  [] ? __dequeue_entity+0x30/0x50
[  223.025705]  [] ? nvidia_frontend_close+0x81/0xb0 [nvidia]
[  223.025708]  [] ? __fput+0xf5/0x210
[  223.025710]  [] ? fput+0x25/0x30
[  223.025711]  [] ? filp_close+0x5d/0x90
[  223.025713]  [] ? sys_close+0xa5/0x100
[  223.025715]  [] ? system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b
[  223.025716] Code: 24 50 01 00 00 41 89 c6 45 85 f6 0f 84 aa fe ff ff 48 83 c5 58 44 89 f0 5b 41 5c 41 5d 41 5e 41 5f c3 4c 8b 4d 20 89 d8 4c 89 e7 <45> 8b 2c 81 44 89 ee 41 ff 94 24 48 05 00 00 48 85 c0 74 6e 8b 
[  223.025725] RIP  [] _nv001309rm+0x2c39/0x41e0 [nvidia]
[  223.025792]  RSP 
[  223.025793] CR2: 0000000000000014
  • other patterns
[5257749.266645] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000108
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[5257749.267332] CPU: 1 PID: 0 Comm: swapper/1 Kdump: loaded Tainted: P           OE  ------------ T 3.10.0-1062.18.1.el7.x86_64 #1
[5257749.267363] Hardware name: Supermicro SYS-1029GQ-TVRT/X11DGQ, BIOS 3.3 02/25/2020
[5257749.267384] task: ffff89fed36dc1c0 ti: ffff89fed36f0000 task.ti: ffff89fed36f0000
[5257749.267406] RIP: 0010:[<ffffffffc0565e73>]  [<ffffffffc0565e73>] _nv008117rm+0x583/0x950 [nvidia]
[5257749.267544] RSP: 0018:ffff8a1d7ee43dc8  EFLAGS: 00010046
[5257749.267559] RAX: 0000000000000000 RBX: 0000000000000002 RCX: 0000000000000000
[5257749.267579] RDX: 0000000000000000 RSI: 0000000000000001 RDI: ffff8a1edf480008
[5257749.267601] RBP: ffff8a24386caf10 R08: 0000000000000004 R09: ffff8a24386caf08
[5257749.267622] R10: ffffffffc0962870 R11: ffff8a1e52be9008 R12: 0000000000000007
[5257749.267641] R13: 0000000000000004 R14: 0000000000000000 R15: ffff8a1edf480008
[5257749.267661] FS:  0000000000000000(0000) GS:ffff8a1d7ee40000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
[5257749.267684] CS:  0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 0000000080050033
[5257749.267700] CR2: 0000000000000108 CR3: 000000059b210000 CR4: 00000000007607e0
[5257749.267720] DR0: 0000000000000000 DR1: 0000000000000000 DR2: 0000000000000000
[5257749.267740] DR3: 0000000000000000 DR6: 00000000fffe0ff0 DR7: 0000000000000400
[5257749.267759] PKRU: 00000000
[5257749.267768] Call Trace:
[5257749.267776]  <IRQ> 
[5257749.267931]  [<ffffffffc05b692f>] ? _nv030479rm+0x18f/0x1e0 [nvidia]
[5257749.269400]  [<ffffffffc050d470>] ? nvidia_frontend_ioctl+0x40/0x40 [nvidia]
[5257749.270220]  [<ffffffffc0ccf294>] ? rm_run_rc_callback+0x84/0xd0 [nvidia]
[5257749.270987]  [<ffffffffc050ddbc>] ? nvidia_rc_timer_callback+0x3c/0x60 [nvidia]
[5257749.271745]  [<ffffffffc050d47d>] ? nv_timer_callback_typed_data+0xd/0x10 [nvidia]
[5257749.272434]  [<ffffffffbd6ac488>] ? call_timer_fn+0x38/0x110
[5257749.273198]  [<ffffffffc050d470>] ? nvidia_frontend_ioctl+0x40/0x40 [nvidia]
[5257749.273896]  [<ffffffffbd6ae8ed>] ? run_timer_softirq+0x24d/0x300
[5257749.274590]  [<ffffffffbd6a5435>] ? __do_softirq+0xf5/0x280
[5257749.275293]  [<ffffffffbdd9142c>] ? call_softirq+0x1c/0x30
[5257749.275996]  [<ffffffffbd62f715>] ? do_softirq+0x65/0xa0
[5257749.276701]  [<ffffffffbd6a57b5>] ? irq_exit+0x105/0x110
[5257749.277401]  [<ffffffffbdd929d8>] ? smp_apic_timer_interrupt+0x48/0x60
[5257749.278105]  [<ffffffffbdd8eefa>] ? apic_timer_interrupt+0x16a/0x170
[5257749.278795]  <EOI> 
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  • This panic occurred in the third-party unsigned nvidia driver.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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