[3/3] 2.6.23-rc2: known regressions v2

Alan Stern stern at rowland.harvard.edu
Wed Aug 8 16:07:59 EDT 2007

On Wed, 8 Aug 2007, Michal Piotrowski wrote:

> Subject         : 2.6.23-rc1: uhci_hcd. irq 4: nobody cared
> References      : http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/7/29/75
> Last known good : ?
> Submitter       : Mark Hindley <mark at hindley.org.uk>
> Caused-By       : ?
> Handled-By      : Alan Stern <stern at rowland.harvard.edu>
> Status          : unknown

Mark has determined that this is not a regression but rather an 
already-existing problem, caused by invoking kexec from within an xterm 
window.  See


Of course, this means there's liable to be something wrong with the way
kexec interacts with uhci-hcd or the other drivers sharing the same 
IRQ.  Failure to call the shutdown() method could cause the problem.  
But I don't see why using an xterm should make any difference (unless 
the only device being used was a mouse, and it was not in use while X 
wasn't running).

Alan Stern

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