<6> general protection ip:7f082ea07bd0 sp:7fff28b3df10 error:0 in ld-2.13.so
On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 6:29 AM, Calvin Arndt <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have an issue with a machine I built recently.
> I'm running stock ubuntu 11.04 server
> Linux VS1 2.6.38-13-server #52-Ubuntu SMP Tue Nov 8 17:11:08 UTC 2011 x86_64
> x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> dmesg output contains hundreds of these reports!
> [33021.464531] do_general_protection: 8 callbacks suppressed
> [33021.464533] ping general protection ip:7f082ea07bd0 sp:7fff28b3df10
> error:0 in ld-2.13.so[7f082e9f2000+1f000]
> [33021.465293] ping general protection ip:7f62890ebbd0 sp:7fff7aa3e890
> error:0 in ld-2.13.so[7f62890d6000+1f000]
> [33031.569274] ping general protection ip:7fd619817bd0 sp:7fff5c1e5540
> error:0 in ld-2.13.so[7fd619802000+1f000]
> [33031.570033] ping general protection ip:7f7df26e5bd0 sp:7fffdedd5f20
> error:0 in ld-2.13.so[7f7df26d0000+1f000]
> [33031.570753] ping general protection ip:7fedf28f3bd0 sp:7fffb49d0ce0
> error:0 in ld-2.13.so[7fedf28de000+1f000]
> [33041.671140] ping general protection ip:7fba56956bd0 sp:7fffe16919b0
> error:0 in ld-2.13.so[7fba56941000+1f000]
> [33041.671880] ping general protection ip:7f2b254cfbd0 sp:7fffc4084200
> error:0 in ld-2.13.so[7f2b254ba000+1f000]
> One would think that ping is failing. Ping does not appear to be causing
> these reports. Ping and fping work flawlessly as expected.
> root@VS1:~# ping xyz.com
> PING xyz.com (220.127.116.11) 56(84) bytes of data.
> 64 bytes from 18.104.22.168: icmp_req=1 ttl=56 time=10.1 ms
> 64 bytes from 22.214.171.124: icmp_req=2 ttl=56 time=10.0 ms
> 64 bytes from 126.96.36.199: icmp_req=3 ttl=56 time=9.94 ms
> 64 bytes from 188.8.131.52: icmp_req=4 ttl=56 time=10.0 ms
> ^C64 bytes from 184.108.40.206: icmp_req=5 ttl=56 time=10.0 ms
> --- xyz.com ping statistics ---
> 5 packets transmitted, 5 received, 0% packet loss, time 20079ms
> rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 9.941/10.048/10.148/0.092 ms
It's not clear to me why you're implicating ping. This looks like
something either from the library ld-2.13.so, or from the kernel about
that library. I'm only guessing, but I would further guess that
"general protection" is part of the security apparatus that keeps
processes from interfering with eachother or with the kernel, and is
mediated by the hardware.
Good luck with that. I suspect you'll need it.
Kevin O'Gorman, PhD
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