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SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] Re: 2.5.8-pre3: kernel BUG at usb.c:849! (preempt_count 1)
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On Wednesday 10 April 2002 7:23 pm, David Brownell wrote:
> > > And what usb device driver(s) were supposed to have stopped
> > > using "device 3"? I've only noticed such device refcounting bugs
> > > being caused by the USB device drivers with bad disconnect()
> > > routines, not usbcore or any of the host controller drivers, but of
> > > course that can change.
> >
> > Ha!
> >
> > $ cat /proc/bus/usb/drivers
> > usbfs
> > hub
> >
> > There are no other drivers! I have a USB webcam and a modem
> > ... has a user space driver that works via usbfs.
>
> ... OK, this is sounding familiar. "usbfs" has some recently noted
> bugs in its disconnect() routine. That SpeedTouch driver seems to
> be triggering them with regularity, though more often with usb-ohci.
>
> The ksymoops info you sent is compatible with the bug being in
> the usbfs code: exactly what I'd expect such a BUG() to show.
>
> I hate to send around untested patches, but I think the one I've
> attached is at least in the right direction. (Attachment, to avoid
> mangling by mailers...) It's an update of what I sent around late
> last month to address someone's SpeedTouch oopsing with
> usb-ohci (!) on 2.4.19-pre2, redone against 2.5.8-pre3, which
> compiles. I hope it doesn't create new oopses.
>
> If it works for you, let us know ...
>
> - Dave

It seems to work - thanks! I will test more, but so far so good.
System shutdown still completes with "preempt_count = 1"
though.

All the best,

Duncan.

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