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SubjectRe: Probable module bug in linux-2.6.5-1.358
On Thu, 7 Oct 2004, Arjan van de Ven wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 08:26:22AM -0400, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
>> On Thu, 7 Oct 2004, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
>>
>>> On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 08:01:47AM -0400, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
>>>> Also, when this driver is running, transferring large volumes
>>>> of data, the kernel decides that there have been too many interrupts, and
>>>> does:
>>>>
>>>> Message from syslogd@chaos at Wed Oct 6 21:22:57 2004 ...
>>>> chaos kernel: Disabling IRQ #18
>>>>
>>>> This, in spite of the fact that interrupts occur only when
>>>> DMA completion happens and new data are available, i.e.,
>>>> one interrupt every 16 megabytes of data transferred.
>>>>
>>>> Who decided that it had a right to disable my interrupt????
>>>
>>> the kernel did because you don't return the proper value for "I handled the
>>> IRQ" from your ISR.
>>
>> Do you know what that value is? I can't find it. I just returned 0
>> and it worked for awhile.
>
> IRQ_HANDLED is you handled the irq, IRQ_NONE if you didn't
>
>
>> The kernel calls cleanup_module() and the printk() shows that it
>> was truly called.
>
> I fail to find where you declare module_exit() in your sources
>

Well I don't. Is it now required? What does it do? If I put
in module_exit() and have it execute cleanup_module(), it
barfs badly. Do I just make a dummy module_exit() that
does nothing? Does this mean that unregister_chrdev() didn't
really happen until module_exit() is called?


Cheers,
Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.6.5-1.358-noreg on an i686 machine (5537.79 BogoMips).
Note 96.31% of all statistics are fiction.

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