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    SubjectRe: USBDEVFS_RESET deadlocks USB bus.
    On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 12:52:47PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 03:39:11PM -0400, Zephaniah E. Hull wrote:
    > > Starting at 2.6.7-rc1 or so (that is when we first noticed it) the new
    > > pilot-link libusb back end started deadlocking the entire USB bus that
    > > the palm device was on.
    > >
    > > I have finally tracked it down to happening when we make the
    > > USBDEVFS_RESET ioctl, we never return from it and from that point on the
    > > bus in question is completely dead, no processing is done, no
    > > notifications of devices being plugged in or unplugged.
    > >
    > > This is still happening in 2.6.7-rc2-mm1.
    > >
    > > It seems to happen with both the UHCI and OHCI back ends, so it is
    > > probably above that.
    > >
    > > Given that there were heavy locking changes, I suspect that the case in
    > > question got screwed up somehow.
    > This needs to go to the linux-usb-devel list, now CC:

    > Anyway, can you look at the output of SysRq-T and see where the
    > processes are hung?

    lt-pilot-xfer D 00000000 0 11415 2709 (NOTLB)
    d2ad3eb0 00000086 c022391a 00000000 3231203a 000a2e35 00000001 d2ad3ea7
    d4edd000 d7fc8a00 c8449790 00000000 abb31900 000f447a c4bae4b8 c977d824
    00000246 d2ad2000 d2ad3eec c0336735 c977d82c c4bae310 00000001 c4bae310
    Call Trace:
    [<c0336735>] __down+0x85/0x120
    [<c033692f>] __down_failed+0xb/0x14
    [<c026af27>] .text.lock.hub+0x69/0x82
    [<c0272b7f>] usbdev_ioctl+0x19f/0x710
    [<c015a45d>] file_ioctl+0x5d/0x170
    [<c015a686>] sys_ioctl+0x116/0x250
    [<c0103f8f>] syscall_call+0x7/0xb

    This is on 2.6.7-rc2-mm1.

    Please keep me in the reply list if we are pulled off of linux-kernel,
    as I am not currently on linux-usb-devel.

    1024D/E65A7801 Zephaniah E. Hull <>
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    <cas> well there ya go. say something stupid in irc and have it
    immortalised forever in someone's .sig file
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