Kernel Panic in FIPS mode

Greg KH greg at
Tue Feb 23 15:02:02 EST 2016

On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 01:41:50PM -0600, Tapas Sarangi wrote:
> I am recompiling 3.18.27 on a platform derived from el6. FIPS mode is
> enabled by checking the following configs:


If you are using a RHEL system, you need to contact Red Hat for support
as that is what you are paying for.  Their kernel is a very "odd" one.

Also note that 3.18 is very old and obsolete as well, please use a
"modern" kernel release, the community can't support old kernels like

best of luck,

greg k-h

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