Re: corrupted kernel module files with 2.6.18-3 on ext3
You might want to run a memory test. I had similar problems that I
thought were being caused by a bad harddrive. It turned out to be
Stephen Olander Waters wrote:
> I've run into this weird filesystem and/or kernel problem where my
> kernel module files get corrupted (they live on my root partition).
> I shutdown my box every day with "shutdown -h now". Every now and then,
> when I restart, some modules (e.g., ALSA) won't have loaded. I do an "ls
> -l" in the module directory, and there are question marks ("?") instead
> of file size, instead of some file names, etc.
> This is my root partition. To fix it (temporarily) I boot into rescue
> mode, shutdown networking and various daemons, unmount other
> filesystems, and issue "mount -o ro,remount /" to remount / readonly. I
> run fsck on it and it fixes the problems, though sometimes the modules
> are deleted and I have to reinstall the kernel package.
> I've run a badblocks test and smart tests on my drive and it appears
> fine, so I think the problem must be a kernel module or filesystem bug.
> Has anyone else noticed this? Should I just file a debian bug and
> forget about it or should I report it to the ext3 maintainers or...?
> Hardware: Dual Opteron 244 on MSI K8T Master2-FAR (Via K8T8000 chipset).
> 2GB RAM.
> Kernel: linux-image-2.6.18-3-amd64 (Debian unstable version)
> # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
> # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
> /dev/hda1 /boot ext3 defaults 0 2
> /dev/hda2 /x86 ext3 defaults 0 2
> /dev/hda3 / ext3 defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 1
> /dev/hda4 /home ext3 defaults 0 2
> /dev/hdc /ls120 ext2 defaults,user 0 0
> /dev/hdc /floppy vfat defaults,user 0 0
> /dev/cdrom /cdrom iso9660 user,ro 0 0
> proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
> sysfs /sys sysfs none 0 0
> devpts /dev/pts devpts none 0 0
> tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
> tmpfs /tmp tmpfs defaults 0 0
> # x86 mounts
> /home /x86/home none bind 0 0
> /tmp /x86/tmp none bind 0 0
> /dev /x86/dev none rbind 0 0
> /sys /x86/sys none bind 0 0
> proc /x86/proc proc defaults 0 0
> Thanks for any help, suggestions, etc.
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