kernel BUG at include/linux/swapops.h:69! in PPC arch

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • System with ppc arch getting panic with message kernel BUG at include/linux/swapops.h:69!


  • RHEL 7 ppc64
    • Observed but not limited to kernel version 3.10.0-1127.el7.ppc64
  • RHEL 7 ppc64le
    • Observed but not limited to kernel version 3.10.0-1127.18.2.el7.ppc64le
  • RHEL 8 ppc64le
    • The bug is NOT reproducible in RHEL 8 due to major reworkings of the memory management subsystem.

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