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SubjectRe: Oops/kernel panic with CD jukebox, 2.4.0-test{6,7}
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Steven S. Dick" <ssd@nevets.oau.org>
To: <avijohan@cc.helsinki.fi>
Cc: <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>; <eric@andante.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 03, 2000 6:45 AM
Subject: Re: Oops/kernel panic with CD jukebox, 2.4.0-test{6,7}


> Anssi V I Johansson <avijohan@cc.helsinki.fi> wrote:
> >Greetings. I'm having serious problems with my external NEC/Nakamichi
> >MBR-7 7-CD jukebox. Linux gives me an oops _every_time_ I try to
> >access two CDs from that jukebox at the same time and sometimes it even
> >gives me a kernel panic when I'm doing that. Not very nice..
>
> I've been fighting with this bug (and about 4 others that covered it up)
> for about a year now.
>
> I've spent the last week or so debugging this with Eric Youngdale.
> I think he has it fixed. I assume he'll put the patch in the next
> release of the kernel. (Right?)

I haven't gotten around to it - I have been busy, but I should be able
to get it sent out sometime tomorrow. Don't have my main development
machine in front of me right now.

> In the meanwhile, here's a patch for it, against 2.4-test7
>
>
> --- orig/drivers/scsi/scsi.c Mon Jul 31 14:00:06 2000
> +++ linux/drivers/scsi/scsi.c Wed Aug 30 21:09:26 2000
> @@ -384,7 +384,7 @@
> * return NULL.
> */
> SCpnt = NULL;
> - break;
> + goto busy;
> }
> }
> /*
> @@ -402,6 +402,7 @@
> if (SCpnt) {
> break;
> }
> + busy:
> /*
> * If we have been asked to wait for a free block, then
> * wait here.
>
>

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