> On Oct 5, 2016, at 9:43 PM, Tomas Vondra <tomas.von...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: > > On 10/05/2016 08:41 PM, reiner peterke wrote: >> Hi, >> >> We are helping a client test an application On Power8 using Postgres >> 9.5.4 which has been compiled specifically for the Power. >> >> This is running on sles12sp1 the current kernel is 3.12.49-11 >> >> We are getting these kernel warning associated with the postmaster >> process. The application is handling around 15000TPS It appears that >> one of these messages is generated for each each transaction which fills >> up the warn.log quite quickly. >> >> I’m trying to understand what is causing the Tainted kernel messages. >> the warning is at 'WARNING: at ../net/core/dst.c:287’. >> I’ve found one link that indicates that this is ip6 related. >> https://brunomgalmeida.wordpress.com/2015/07/23/disable-ipv6-postgres-and-pgbouncer/ >> Is this accurate? And if these action resolve the error, is it more of >> a bandaid then an actual fix? >> > > As Andres already pointed out, this is most likely a kernel issue, not a > PostgreSQL one. The "tainted" has nothing to do with the cause, it's just a > way to inform users whether it's a clean kernel build, or if it includes code > not available in vanilla kernels etc. The "X" means there are some > SuSe-specific modules loaded, IIRC. > > And yes, it seems IPv6 related, at least judging by the stack trace: > > 0xc0000000016f7d80 (unreliable) > sk_dst_check+0x174/0x180 > ip6_sk_dst_lookup_flow+0x4c/0x2a0 > udpv6_sendmsg+0x688/0xb20 > inet_sendmsg+0x9c/0x120 > sock_sendmsg+0xec/0x140 > SyS_sendto+0x108/0x150 > SyS_send+0x50/0x70 > SyS_socketcall+0x2a0/0x440 > syscall_exit+0x0/0x7c > > You should probably talk to SuSe or whoever supports that system. > > regards > > -- > Tomas Vondra http://www.2ndQuadrant.com > PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services > > > -- > Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) > To make changes to your subscription: > http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers Thanks for the clear information. I think there are a few kernel upgrade we can apply first, then see if that fixes the problem.
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