Re: 2.5-bk oops in vsnprintf/scsi_mod

From: Andrew Morton (
Date: Mon Sep 23 2002 - 20:07:59 EST

"Bjoern A. Zeeb" wrote:
> Hi,
> got this one :(
> bk pull from linux-20020923-211332 UTC
> Linux megablast 2.5.38 #52 SMP Mon Sep 23 21:52:55 UTC 2002 i686 unknown
> gcc version 3.2
> binutils-
> could be related to sym53c416 module re-loading (after cli() removal; see
> diff I posted some minutes ago). Seems the driver needs more cleanup ...

Well that driver seems to do a request_irq() with no corresponding
free_irq(). If that's the case (ie: if the free_irq isn't performed
in some driver support code) then yup, it will cause an oops in
show_interrupts() after module unload.
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