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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?

    Dick Johnson
    Penguin : Linux version 2.6.5-1.358-noreg on an i686 machine (5537.79 BogoMips).
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