Received Kernel error in message logs on RHEL-6.2 Virtual Machine build on VMWare ESX platform.

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  • Received following traceback message on RHEL-6.2 Virtual Machine:
WARNING: at net/core/dev.c:1234 dev_disable_lro+0x7b/0x80() (Tainted: G        W  ----------------  )
Hardware name: VMware Virtual Platform
Modules linked in: bluetooth rfkill iptable_filter ip_tables vsock(U) vmci(U) nls_utf8 ppdev parport_pc parport vmware_balloon vmxnet3 i2c_piix4 i2c_core sg shpchp ext4 mbcache jbd2 sd_mod crc_t10dif sr_mod cdrom vmw_pvscsi pata_acpi ata_generic ata_piix dm_mirror dm_region_hash dm_log dm_mod [last unloaded: nf_conntrack]
Pid: 19714, comm: rc.local Tainted: G        W  ----------------   2.6.32-220.4.2.el6.x86_64 #1
Call Trace:
[<ffffffff81069a17>] ? warn_slowpath_common+0x87/0xc0
[<ffffffff81069a6a>] ? warn_slowpath_null+0x1a/0x20
[<ffffffff8142a09b>] ? dev_disable_lro+0x7b/0x80
[<ffffffff8149111d>] ? devinet_sysctl_forward+0x14d/0x190
[<ffffffff811e49b7>] ? proc_sys_call_handler+0x97/0xd0
[<ffffffff811e4a04>] ? proc_sys_write+0x14/0x20
[<ffffffff81176478>] ? vfs_write+0xb8/0x1a0
[<ffffffff810d4582>] ? audit_syscall_entry+0x272/0x2a0
[<ffffffff81176e81>] ? sys_write+0x51/0x90
[<ffffffff8100b0f2>] ? system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b
---[ end trace 033606ae684885cf ]---


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux v 6.2
  • VMWare ESXi 4.1

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