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SubjectRe: oops while booting : 2.5.70-bk1[4,5] - Process swapper
boris mogwitz <boris@macbeth.rhoen.de> wrote:
>
> Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 00000000
> ...
>
> Trace; c0254888 <pcibios_enable_device+28/30>
> Trace; c01c4f7b <pci_enable_device_bars+2b/40>
> Trace; c01c4fa7 <pci_enable_device+17/20>
> Trace; c02466e9 <matroxfb_probe+d9/2d0>
> Trace; c01c6222 <pci_device_probe_static+52/70>
> Trace; c01c63bc <__pci_device_probe+3c/50>
> Trace; c01c63ff <pci_device_probe+2f/50>
> Trace; c01ee395 <bus_match+45/80>
> Trace; c01ee41f <device_attach+4f/90>
> Trace; c01ee5d5 <bus_add_device+65/b0>
> Trace; c01ed661 <device_add+d1/100>
> Trace; c032632c <pci_bus_add_devices+ac/e0>
> Trace; c0326315 <pci_bus_add_devices+95/e0>
> Trace; c0326e22 <pci_scan_bus_parented+42/50>
> Trace; c0330cbb <pcibios_scan_root+6b/80>
> Trace; c0330648 <pci_legacy_init+38/60>
> Trace; c031694b <do_initcalls+2b/a0>
> Trace; c012f27f <init_workqueues+f/24>
> Trace; c01050d8 <init+58/200>
> Trace; c0105080 <init+0/200>
> Trace; c0107229 <kernel_thread_helper+5/c>

pcibios_irq_init() _must_ run before pcibios_enable_device(). But they are
both at subsys_initcall(), so we are at the mercy of link order, which
appears to be incorrect.

Does this fix it?


diff -puN arch/i386/pci/irq.c~pci-init-ordering-fix arch/i386/pci/irq.c
--- 25/arch/i386/pci/irq.c~pci-init-ordering-fix Tue Jun 10 14:29:40 2003
+++ 25-akpm/arch/i386/pci/irq.c Tue Jun 10 14:29:40 2003
@@ -791,7 +791,7 @@ static int __init pcibios_irq_init(void)
return 0;
}

-subsys_initcall(pcibios_irq_init);
+arch_initcall(pcibios_irq_init);


void pcibios_penalize_isa_irq(int irq)
_

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