Bug#683015: [squeeze] BUG: soft lockup - CPU#1 stuck for 17163091968s!
David Clymer wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 2:29 AM, Jonathan Nieder <email@example.com> wrote:
>> David Rhodes Clymer wrote:
>>> Jul 27 13:49:16 scylla kernel: [18446743878.972008] BUG: soft lockup - CPU#1 stuck for 17163091968s! [transfer_log_fi:9956]
>>> [18446743878.972212] Call Trace:
>> Not that I expect it to help, but do you happen to have the call trace
>> in your logs?
> Unfortunately, no. There was none. I thought it the missing call trace was
> very odd, then found this:
Right. Good catch.
> That person claims that if it is a userspace process, then the kernel can't
> provide a traceback. So, I don't know if that means this isn't a kernel bug
> at all, or if it is a scheduling bug, or what.
A jump in time like that is almost certainly a kernel bug. :)