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0003355: Reboot Required - Always on the dashboard - MantisBT
MantisBT - Endian Firewall
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0003355Endian FirewallGUIpublic2010-12-03 16:492012-09-11 14:17
ardit-endian 
lorenzo-endian 
normalminoralways
closedno change required 
2.4 
 
0003355: Reboot Required - Always on the dashboard
On one system after a major upgrade (Software appliance) on the dashboard was the message "Reboot required" and this is normal, after different reboots the message still show himself on the dashboard.

I removed the file /tmp/oldkernel instantly the "reboot required" disappeared and to be sure I rebooted the firewall and I didn't see anymore the reboot required (fine).

But after some time the the message is still there and I after any try (rebuild db, syncronise with endian network, run endian-update upgrade, smart checks etc, reinstalled efw-guilib) but the message is still there.

Regards.
purple
related to 0002550closed simon-endian Message on the gui for a new kernel installed 
Issue History
2010-12-03 16:49ardit-endianNew Issue
2010-12-06 08:32luca-endianRelationship addedrelated to 0002550
2010-12-06 14:52ra-endianNote Added: 0005305
2010-12-06 15:34luca-endianTag Attached: purple
2010-12-06 15:51ardit-endianNote Added: 0005307
2010-12-10 14:21ra-endianAssigned To => lorenzo-endian
2010-12-10 16:58lorenzo-endianNote Added: 0005357
2010-12-15 16:40thomas-endianNote Added: 0005382
2010-12-16 15:02ardit-endianNote Added: 0005385
2010-12-22 17:09luca-endianNote Added: 0005411
2010-12-22 17:17ben-endianNote Added: 0005412
2010-12-22 17:21luca-endianNote Added: 0005413
2011-02-17 09:06lorenzo-endianNote Added: 0005722
2011-02-17 09:06lorenzo-endianStatusnew => feedback
2011-03-09 10:57lorenzo-endianNote Added: 0005900
2011-03-09 10:57lorenzo-endianStatusfeedback => closed
2011-03-09 10:57lorenzo-endianResolutionopen => fixed
2012-09-11 14:16ardit-endianNote Added: 0008131
2012-09-11 14:16ardit-endianStatusclosed => feedback
2012-09-11 14:16ardit-endianResolutionfixed => reopened
2012-09-11 14:17ardit-endianStatusfeedback => closed
2012-09-11 14:17ardit-endianResolutionreopened => no change required

Notes
(0005305)
ra-endian   
2010-12-06 14:52   
And after 1 hour the problem still exists?

The checkkernel script is running by cron every hour (/etc/cron.hourly/checkkernel)
(0005307)
ardit-endian   
2010-12-06 15:51   
Yes, even after 2 days or different reboots.
(0005357)
lorenzo-endian   
2010-12-10 16:58   
hey Ardit,

how did you do the upgrade?

Thanks in advance!

Lo
(0005382)
thomas-endian   
2010-12-15 16:40   
The same problem after the last 25 updates.
kernel-2.6.32.26-57.e40.i586.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32.26-57.e40.i586.rpm
kernel-module-e1000e-1.2.20-2.endian1_2.6.32.26_57.e40.i586.rpm
kernel-module-igb-2.4.8-2.endian1_2.6.32.26_57.e40.i586.rpm
kernel-module-ixgbe-2.0.44.14-2.endian1_2.6.32.26_57.e40.i586.rpm
kernel-module-modem-drivers-2.4-17_2.6.32.26_57.e40.i586.rpm
kernel-module-openswan-2.6.29-4.endian17_2.6.32.26_57.e40.i586.rpm
modem-drivers-2.4-17_2.6.32.26_57.e40.i586.rpm
and so on...

We install a 2.4.0 on VMware (a complete new install), no major upgrade.

Plaese check the check-kernel.sh script, thanks
(0005385)
ardit-endian   
2010-12-16 15:02   
root@efw:/lib/modules # ls
2.6.32.25-57.e40.i586 2.6.32.26-57.e40.i586

This was on a 2.4 system where I just installed the new kernel + modules that were available on the updates.
BTW the folder of the .25 kernel is empty but is not deleted automatically.

On the messages log I saw this message repeating quite often:
warning: process `kudzu' used the deprecated sysctl system call with 1.23.
(0005411)
luca-endian   
2010-12-22 17:09   
seems that the problem is due to more than one kernel installed:

root@gi-joe:/lib/modules # rpm -q kernel
kernel-2.6.32.25-57.e40
kernel-2.6.32.26-57.e40
(0005412)
ben-endian   
2010-12-22 17:17   
Had the same problem on a fresh 2.4 SW Enterprise installation. Removed the old kernel (rpm -ev kernel-2.6.32.25-57.e40) and the check-kernel script runs fine with no more dashboard errors about reboots. Not sure why this problem would exist on a fresh ISO install of the new 2.4 release?

Thanks to Luca for his help on this issue :)!
(0005413)
luca-endian   
2010-12-22 17:21   
rpm -ev kernel-2.6.32.25-57.e40 solved the problem
(0005722)
lorenzo-endian   
2011-02-17 09:06   
Hello everybody,

during all the upgrade I have done this problem is never appeared.

Could you please advise me when the problem arises on the next machine so I can connect to it and try to troubleshoot the problem?

Thanks in advance

Lo
(0005900)
lorenzo-endian   
2011-03-09 10:57   
Hello everybody,

during the last month (and the last 50-70 upgrades), this problem never arises, so I am going to close this ticket.

Please feel free to reopen it if the problem arises again.

Thanks in advance!

Lo
(0008131)
ardit-endian   
2012-09-11 14:16   
Hi Lo,

it happened again, but I can say for sure that this problem is related to smart crashing sometimes during package installation, on many 2.4 firewalls I remember finding efw-firewall installed 2 times, or other packages. It's the same with the kernel.

The script check for the kernel version, finds an old one installed why the new one is also in the db and "thinks" that a reboot is required.

Just to update the bug, you can close it again.