[lkml]   [2000]   [Oct]   [4]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
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

-- Hans.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:39    [W:0.064 / U:0.632 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site