Re: PROBLEM: Kernel Oops on cat /proc/ioports

From: Matt (
Date: Tue Dec 11 2001 - 22:25:38 EST

On Tue, Dec 11, 2001 at 07:10:07PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Matt wrote:

>> speaking of living in module memory, a similar thing happens with
>> the via-rhine driver. after my machine has been up for a few hours
>> the "via-rhine" string in /proc/iomem and /proc/ioports gets over
>> written and prints garbage. since this has never been the cause for
>> an oops on my machine i never bothered reporting it. if anyone
>> wants details i'll provide.

> I think it _could_ oops. Would it be correct to assume that you're
> linking the driver into the kernel, rather than using it as a
> module?

you are most correct, it is directly linked. i'll give it a burl. i
assume you are going to submit this to donald/jeff and marcelo?


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