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SubjectRe: kernel module seg fault
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On Tue, 23 Aug 2005, manomugdha biswas wrote:

> Hi,
> I have written a kernel module and I can load (insmod)
> it without any error. But when i run my module it gets
> seg fault at interruptible_sleep_on_timeout();
>
> I have used this function in the following way:
>
> DECLARE_WAIT_QUEUE_HEAD(wq);
> init_waitqueue_head(&wq);
> interruptible_sleep_on_timeout(&wq, 2);
>
> I am using redhat version 9.0 and kernel version
> 2.4.20-8.
> Could you please give some light on this issue?
>
> Manomugdha Biswas

"seg fault"?? You meen you get a kernel panic? Please
show us what it says. Note you can't sleep with a spin-lock
held.


Cheers,
Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.6.12.5 on an i686 machine (5537.79 BogoMips).
Warning : 98.36% of all statistics are fiction.
.
I apologize for the following. I tried to kill it with the above dot :

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