2.6.18-rc3-mm2: oops in device_bind_driver()

From: Mike Galbraith
Date: Sat Aug 12 2006 - 06:18:40 EST


I'm hitting the oops below, though not on every boot.

DEV: registering device: ID = 'dvb0'
PM: Adding info for bttv-sub:dvb0
saa7130/34: v4l2 driver version 0.2.14 loaded
bus bttv-sub: add device dvb0
bttv0: add subdevice "dvb0"
BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 00000000
printing eip:
*pde = 00000000
Oops: 0000 [#1]
last sysfs file: /class/input/input2/name
Modules linked in: saa7134 bt878 ir_kbd_i2c bttv video_buf ir_common sd_mod i2c_i801 btcx_risc snd_intel8x0 snd_ac97_codec snd_ac97_bus snd_pcm tveeprom ohci1394 snd_timer snd_page_alloc prism54 snd_mpu401 ieee1394 snd_mpu401_uart snd_rawmidi snd_seq_device snd soundcore
CPU: 1
EIP: 0060:[<c126e43f>] Not tainted VLI
EFLAGS: 00010246 (2.6.18-rc3-mm2-smp #169)
EIP is at device_bind_driver+0x49/0xd0
eax: 00000000 ebx: c1fdb048 ecx: f8b4e268 edx: 00000000
esi: c1fdb084 edi: f8b46db8 ebp: dfccef98 esp: dfccef80
ds: 007b es: 007b ss: 0068
Process probe-0000:02:0 (pid: 3623, ti=dfcce000 task=dff57030 task.ti=dfcce000)
Stack: f8b46d80 dfccef98 c11de322 c1fdb048 00000000 f8b46db8 dfccefc4 c126e56d
c146e438 c145210e f8b3c243 c1fdb114 c1fdb114 c1fa3740 fffffffc dfccbe8c
c1fa3740 dfccefe4 c10361d6 c126e4c6 ffffffff ffffffff c10360f2 00000000
Call Trace:
[<c126e56d>] really_probe+0xa7/0x10c
[<c10361d6>] kthread+0xe4/0xe8
[<c1001005>] kernel_thread_helper+0x5/0xb
DWARF2 unwinder stuck at kernel_thread_helper+0x5/0xb
Leftover inexact backtrace:
[<c1003f83>] show_stack_log_lvl+0xa6/0xcb
[<c1004180>] show_registers+0x1d8/0x286
[<c100437f>] die+0x151/0x333
[<c10197f9>] do_page_fault+0x26b/0x51f
[<c13e02c9>] error_code+0x39/0x40
[<c126e56d>] really_probe+0xa7/0x10c
[<c10361d6>] kthread+0xe4/0xe8
[<c1001005>] kernel_thread_helper+0x5/0xb
Code: 00 89 44 24 08 c7 44 24 04 ac 53 40 c1 c7 04 24 f0 e3 46 c1 e8 38 4b db ff 31 f6 89 f0 83 c4 0c 5b 5e 5f 5d c3 8b 83 14 01 00 00 <8b> 00 89 44 24 08 8d 83 cc 00 00 00 89 44 24 04 c7 04 24 10 e4
EIP: [<c126e43f>] device_bind_driver+0x49/0xd0 SS:ESP 0068:dfccef80

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