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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] cat /dev/fb1 produces kernel bug
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On Mon, 2003-02-24 at 02:07, Siim Vahtre wrote:

> Call Trace:
> [<c020e678>] kobject_register+0x58/0x70
> [<c021a58b>] bus_add_driver+0x5b/0xe0
> [<c021a9df>] driver_register+0x2f/0x40
> [<c017a8e3>] create_proc_entry+0x83/0xd0
> [<c021170b>] pci_register_driver+0x4b/0x60
> [<c010507f>] init+0x3f/0x160
> [<c0105040>] init+0x0/0x160
> [<c010726d>] kernel_thread_helper+0x5/0x18
>

For a quick fix, try this:

diff -Naur linux-2.5.61/drivers/video/riva/fbdev.c linux/drivers/video/riva/fbdev.c
--- linux-2.5.61/drivers/video/riva/fbdev.c 2003-02-16 00:49:23.000000000 +0000
+++ linux/drivers/video/riva/fbdev.c 2003-02-23 21:30:50.000000000 +0000
@@ -1961,12 +1961,10 @@

int __init rivafb_init(void)
{
- int err;
- err = pci_module_init(&rivafb_driver);
- if (err)
- return err;
- pci_register_driver(&rivafb_driver);
- return 0;
+ if (pci_register_driver(&rivafb_driver) > 0)
+ return 0;
+ pci_unregister_driver(&rivafb_driver);
+ return -ENODEV;
}


Or Try James' patch...
http://phoenix.infradead.org/~jsimmons/fbdev.diff.gz
...and Geert's "Logo Updates" which he just sent recently.

Tony

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