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SubjectRe: Request for net guru help: waitqueue oops
On Wed, 4 Oct 2000, Petko Manolov wrote:
> > The timer routines (there are 4) are used to switch hardware states and
> > must therefore be mutually exclusive with respect to the interrupt handler.
> > There are no bottom halves used in this driver. Andrew Morton suggested
> > that the problem could be in my use of the skb pointers, which seems
> > a likely candidate. I'll check that.
>
> It might be, but it might not. Be careful about locking and calling
> procedures which can sleep from interrupt context.
>
> Sorry if i am not enough specific, i haven't seen the code ;-)

I have found another driver in the standard kernel that also causes this
oops and have posted to linux-net (as this appears to be networking
related).

Thanks
-- Hans.

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