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SubjectRe: [PATCH] oops in sd_shutdown
On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 12:28:44AM +0200, Andries Brouwer wrote:
> I see an Oops in the SCSI code, caused by the fact that sdkp is NULL
> in sd_shutdown. "How can that be?", you will ask - dev->driver_data was set
> in sd_probe. But in my case sd_probe never finished. An insmod usb-storage
> hangs forever, or at least for more than six hours, giving ample opportunity
> to observe this race between sd_probe and sd_shutdown.
> (Of course sd_probe hangs in sd_revalidate disk.)

Well, this same problem could show upb in any other driver. Could
you instead send a patch to Pat that the driver model never calls
the shutdown method for a driver that hasn't finished ->probe?

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