lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2004]   [Feb]   [17]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
Subjectproblem rmmod'ing module
Hello,

I'm getting some strange behavior while trying to rmmod a module from my
2.4.21 kernel. Each call to "rmmod" segfaults, leaving the module usage count
incremented. This doesn't seem like something that is supposed to happen,
but I can't understand what the problem is.

When I strace rmmod, the last few lines are:

query_module(NULL, QM_MODULES, { /* 5 entries */ }, 5) = 0
query_module("serial", QM_INFO, {address=0xd8816000, size=43620, flags=MOD_RUNNING, usecount=14}, 16) = 0
query_module( <unfinished ...>
+++ killed by SIGSEGV +++

I haven't wanted to reboot yet, so I don't know how reproducible this is. (In
fact, I've used this module often on this kernel in the past, and haven't
seen this problem before.) Is there something obvious I am missing?

Thanks,
mdr
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 14:01    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans