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SubjectRe: OOPS 2.6.0-test2, modprobe i810fb
On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 08:26:00PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> "S. Anderson" <sa@xmission.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 06:18:07PM +0100, Pavel Rabel wrote:
> > > Got this OOPS when trying "modprobe i810fb",
> > > kernel 2.6.0-test2
> > >
> >
> > I am also getting this oops, or somthing very simmillar.
>
> yay! I finally fixed a bug! (sheesh, bad day).
>
> The device table is not null-terminated so we run off the end during
> matching and go oops.
>

Thanks, that fixes the oops Pavel reported!

But I now realize the oops I am getting is different...

It happens only if any of these "i810fb, i810_audio or intel-agp"
are compiled in the kernel or insterted as modules.

i810fb, i810_audio or intel-agp load up fine and seem to all work
properly. I only get the oops when I put a card into my cardbus slot.

this is what i think happens, when I put the card in, it sets off some
functions that will try to get a driver for the card I just inserted.
when it gets to the pci_bus_match function, my cards vendor and device
numbers are tested against a drivers id_table. when that driver is
"i810fb, i810_audio or intel-agp" (and i810fb, i810_audio or intel-agp
is allready loaded) the id_table is at an address that cant be handled,
thus cauing the oops. I am having trouble figuring out why
pci_drv->id_table isnt valid in this case.

Any ideas?

Thanks,
Shawn Anderson
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