When ssh into board a halt -f causes a kernel opps (Bug #115)

Added by David Gesswein over 3 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:Feedback Start date:09/20/2014
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:Robert Nelson % Done:


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I sshed into the board over Ethernet or USB as root then execute halt -f. I almost always get the attached opps.It seems to work OK if I login over the serial port.

Linux beaglebone 3.8.13-bone64
BeagleBoard.org BeagleBone Debian Image 2014-09-03
Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy)


Updated by David Gesswein over 3 years ago

Sorry about the multiple copies. I was getting the following from the site so assumed it didn't work.

Internal error

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If you continue to experience problems please contact your ChiliProject administrator for assistance.

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Updated by Robert Nelson over 3 years ago

That's fine, i nuked the cloned reports, please clarify if it's the exact same opps as:



  • Assignee set to Robert Nelson
  • Status changed from New to Feedback

Updated by David Gesswein over 3 years ago

The symptoms are different. This is a null pointer dereference kernel opps with last common call in stack trace between Ethernet and usb tty_release.

The other issue was a kernel panic in do_exit.

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