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    SubjectRe: modules oops in 2.5.52
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    In message <1040260444.1316.4.camel@ixodes.goop.org> you write:
    > Hi,
    >
    > I just had an oops in the modules code:
    >
    > Dec 18 16:58:59 ixodes kernel: Unable to handle kernel paging request at virt
    ual address f8980924
    > Dec 18 16:58:59 ixodes kernel: printing eip:
    > Dec 18 16:58:59 ixodes kernel: f896756d
    > Dec 18 16:58:59 ixodes kernel: *pde = 01bfc067
    > Dec 18 16:58:59 ixodes kernel: *pte = 00000000
    > Dec 18 16:58:59 ixodes kernel: Oops: 0000
    > Dec 18 16:58:59 ixodes kernel: CPU: 0
    > Dec 18 16:58:59 ixodes kernel: EIP: 0060:[<f896756d>] Not tainted
    > Dec 18 16:58:59 ixodes kernel: EFLAGS: 00010282
    > Dec 18 16:58:59 ixodes kernel: EIP is at __exitfn+0xd/0x4c [parport_pc]

    Actually, you had an oops in the parport_pc code, in
    cleanup_module(). Now, *why* that oopsed, I don't know...

    > Now, any process which touches /proc/modules hangs, I guess because a
    > lock was being held.

    Yes. Changing this would be particularly interesting, since you don't
    want a simultaneous "modprobe" to fail.

    Rusty.
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