Re: [v4l-dvb-maintainer] Re: oops in bttv
From: Michael Krufky
Date: Wed Jul 19 2006 - 13:32:00 EST
Nish Aravamudan wrote:
> On 7/17/06, Alex Riesen <raa.lkml@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 7/15/06, Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > > What I did was to call settings of the flashplayer and press on the
>> > > webcam symbol there. The system didn't crash, just this oops:
>> > >
>> > > BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual
>> address 0000006
>> > > 5
>> > Hmm... Are you using it on what machine? It might be related to an
>> > improper handling at compat32 module.
>> 32bit. PIV, 2Gb, highmem on.
> Is this the same bug as http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6869?
It LOOKS the same to me... I have tried to reproduce this OOPS
unsuccessfully, but it seems to be happening for many other users.
I can't imagine why I am unable to reproduce it.
Hopefully Andrew will pull from Mauro's v4l-dvb.git for the new
changesets before he releases the next -mm...
The sanity checking cleanups have already been pushed up there:
You might notice a tragic flaw in the previous code...
bttv_register_video was checking the return value on a void ... Maybe
we'll get some better debug output after this patch gets out.
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