NetWare 6.5 server abends in PSA.NSS

  • 7003169
  • 29-Apr-2009
  • 26-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell NetWare 6.5
Novell Apache 2
 

Situation

NetWare 6.5 server abends in PSA.NSS
 
Following entries can be seen the in the abend.log file
EIP in PSA.NSS at code start +0000435Bh
Running process: Apache_Worker 2 Process
Thread Owned by NLM: APACHE2.NLM

Resolution

Remark the load line for PSA in sys:/system/autoexec.ncf so that PSA.NSS does not load with server startup
Restart server for change to take effect

Additional Information

Notes:
Below is the extract from the abend.log
 
Abend 1 on P00: Server-5.70.08: Page Fault Processor Exception (Error code 00000000)

Registers:
    CS = 0008 DS = 0023 ES = 0023 FS = 0023 GS = 0023 SS = 0010
    EAX = 984D31C4 EBX = FFFFFFFF ECX = 00000907 EDX = 0A17DDEF
    ESI = 938038C0 EDI = 984D31B4 EBP = 984D31A4 ESP = 984D318C
    EIP = 95F4335B FLAGS = 00010286
    95F4335B 8B4378         MOV     EAX, [EBX+78]=?
    EIP in PSA.NSS at code start +0000435Bh
    Access Location: 0x00000077

The violation occurred while processing the following instruction:
95F4335B 8B4378         MOV     EAX, [EBX+78]
95F4335E 3B470C         CMP     EAX, [EDI+0C]
95F43361 75EF           JNZ     95F43352
95F43363 3B730C         CMP     ESI, [EBX+0C]
95F43366 75EA           JNZ     95F43352
95F43368 8D437C         LEA     EAX, [EBX+7C]
95F4336B 50             PUSH    EAX
95F4336C 8B45F0         MOV     EAX, [EBP-10]
95F4336F 50             PUSH    EAX
95F43370 E8CBC035F4     CALL    LIBNSS.NLM|LB_strcmp

 

Running process: Apache_Worker 2 Process
Thread Owned by NLM: APACHE2.NLM
Stack pointer: 984D28F8
OS Stack limit: 984C5AA0
Scheduling priority: 67371008
Wait state: 5050090  Wait for interrupt
Stack: -97C77E90  (PSA.NSS|NameBuckets+800)
       --A1562320  ?
       --984D31C4  ?
       --943A3477  ?
       --938038C0  ?
       --938038C0  ?
       --984D34D4  ?
       95F43CEE  (PSA.NSS|psaLookup+8E)
       --938038C0  ?
       --984D31B4  ?
       --00000007  (LOADER.NLM|KernelAddressSpace+7)
       --00000004  (LOADER.NLM|KernelAddressSpace+4)
       --00000000  (LOADER.NLM|KernelAddressSpace+0)
       --0A17DDEF  ?
       --45524542  ?
       -004B534E  ?
       --984D0073  ?
       --00000000  (LOADER.NLM|KernelAddressSpace+0)
       --2F4D6540  ?
       --307FEF80  ?
       -97C77901  (PSA.NSS|NameBuckets+271)

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