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SubjectRe: 2.4.4-ac4 - oops on unload "cdrom" module
On Fri, May 04 2001, Andrzej Krzysztofowicz wrote:
> > This oops happens when I run "rmmod cdrom" on a 2.4.4-ac4 kernel with
> > CONFIG_SYSCTL enabled. It doesn't happen if CONFIG_SYSCTL is disabled.
> >
> > sr_mod isn't loaded at this point. Reference to sd_mod looks weird. After
> > this oops the "cdrom" module remains in memory in the "deleted" state.
>
> > Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 00000008
> [...]
> > >>EIP; c0118051 <unregister_sysctl_table+5/2c> <=====
>
> The following patch fixes unloading of cdrom module when no cdrom driver
> loaded (2.4.5-pre, 2.4.4-ac):
>
> --- drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c.old Fri May 4 22:44:31 2001
> +++ drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c Fri May 4 22:54:36 2001
> @@ -2698,7 +2698,8 @@
>
> static void cdrom_sysctl_unregister(void)
> {
> - unregister_sysctl_table(cdrom_sysctl_header);
> + if (cdrom_sysctl_header)
> + unregister_sysctl_table(cdrom_sysctl_header);
> }
>
> #endif /* CONFIG_SYSCTL */

Thanks applied.

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Jens Axboe

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