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