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SubjectRe: Top 10 kernel oopses for the week ending January 5th, 2008
Johannes Berg wrote:
>> Rank 1: __ieee80211_rx
>> Warning at net/mac80211/rx.c:1672
>> Reported 6 times (11 total reports)
>> Same issue that was ranked 2nd last week
>> Johannes has diagnosed this as a driver bug in the iwlwifi drivers
>> More info: http://www.kerneloops.org/search.php?search=__ieee80211_rx
>
> Note that because we don't get the module list for WARN_ON, we don't
> actually know whether all of these instances are from the iwlwifi
> drivers. A few other drivers suffer from the same problem. In one of
> these cases, iwlwifi was contained in the stack trace, but in the common
> case that isn't happening because packet processing is delayed to a
> tasklet.
>

and fwiw a patch to get this added to WARN_ON was posted by my last week to fix this;
once this goes into 2.6.25-rc this annoyance/hinderance in debugging will be fixed.


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