System crashed with 'BUG: Bad page state in process xxx' errors

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Issue

  • RHEL 7.7 system with IBM Spectrum Scale (GPFS) crashed with multiple page corruption errors and call traces:

    BUG: Bad page state in process snmpd  pfn:116f4e8
    page:ffffca6205bd3a00 count:1 mapcount:0 mapping:          (null) index:0x0
    page flags: 0x2fffff00000000()
    page dumped because: nonzero _count
    [...]
    CPU: 18 PID: 28505 Comm: snmpd Kdump: loaded Tainted: G           OE  ------------ T 3.10.0-1062.18.1.el7.x86_64 #1
    Hardware name: Dell Inc. PowerEdge R730/072T6D, BIOS 2.11.0 11/02/2019
    Call Trace:
     [<ffffffffadb7b416>] dump_stack+0x19/0x1b
     [<ffffffffadb7602a>] bad_page.part.75+0xdc/0xf9
     [<ffffffffad5c7ee5>] get_page_from_freelist+0x785/0xaa0
     [<ffffffffad5dfa38>] ? zone_statistics+0x88/0xa0
     [<ffffffffad5c8366>] __alloc_pages_nodemask+0x166/0x450
     [<ffffffffadb778b6>] kmalloc_large_node+0x5f/0x80
     [<ffffffffad6287c9>] __kmalloc_node_track_caller+0x229/0x290
     [<ffffffffada3916d>] ? __alloc_skb+0x8d/0x2d0
     [<ffffffffada380f1>] __kmalloc_reserve.isra.32+0x31/0x90
     [<ffffffffada3913d>] ? __alloc_skb+0x5d/0x2d0
     [<ffffffffada3916d>] __alloc_skb+0x8d/0x2d0
     [<ffffffffada8ace9>] netlink_dump+0x239/0x2b0
    [...]
    BUG: unable to handle kernel paging request at 0000100000000008
    IP: [<ffffffffc086d348>] clone_endio+0x28/0x120 [dm_mod]
    PGD 0 
    Oops: 0000 [#1] SMP 
    [...]
    CPU: 17 PID: 0 Comm: swapper/17 Kdump: loaded Tainted: G    B      OE  ------------ T 3.10.0-1062.18.1.el7.x86_64 #1
    Hardware name: Dell Inc. PowerEdge R730/072T6D, BIOS 2.11.0 11/02/2019
    task: ffff892593a25230 ti: ffff892593a34000 task.ti: ffff892593a34000
    RIP: 0010:[<ffffffffc086d348>]  [<ffffffffc086d348>] clone_endio+0x28/0x120 [dm_mod]
    RSP: 0018:ffff8944bf403d20  EFLAGS: 00010246
    [...]
    Call Trace:
     <IRQ> 
     [<ffffffffad689a97>] bio_endio+0x67/0xb0
     [<ffffffffad751670>] blk_update_request+0x90/0x360
     [<ffffffffad8e8584>] scsi_end_request+0x34/0x1e0
     [<ffffffffad8e88f8>] scsi_io_completion+0x168/0x6a0
     [<ffffffffad8ddcdc>] scsi_finish_command+0xdc/0x140
     [<ffffffffad8e7e42>] scsi_softirq_done+0x132/0x160
     [<ffffffffad758f96>] blk_done_softirq+0x96/0xc0
     [<ffffffffad4a5435>] __do_softirq+0xf5/0x280
     [<ffffffffadb9142c>] call_softirq+0x1c/0x30
     [<ffffffffad42f715>] do_softirq+0x65/0xa0
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7
  • kernel 3.10.0-1062.18.1
  • IBM Spectrum Scale (GPFS) 5.0.4-2

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