Re: BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at NULLwhile resuming

From: Alan Stern
Date: Wed Jun 10 2009 - 10:11:46 EST

On Tue, 9 Jun 2009, Andrew Morton wrote:

> On Mon, 8 Jun 2009 09:28:18 +0200 Francis Moreau <francis.moro@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hello
> >
> > I've been hit by this bug while resuming my system (after a suspend to
> > disk), see the trace below.

> The trace is the same as the one reported by Daniel in the thread
> titled "BUG: NULL pointer dereference in try_to_del_timer_sync()",
> started April 28.
> Alan's patch (below) is in mainline and appears to be lined up for the
> next 2.5.29.x release.

It turns out that David Woodhouse's "Fix oops on close of hot-unplugged
FTDI serial converter" patch is also needed (it's in 2.6.30).

Alan Stern

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