[PATCH 3/7] s3c-hsudc: add a remove function
heiko at sntech.de
Sun Dec 18 15:24:12 EST 2011
Am Sonntag 18 Dezember 2011, 20:45:18 schrieb Russell King - ARM Linux:
> On Sun, Dec 18, 2011 at 08:33:32PM +0100, Heiko Stübner wrote:
> > Am Sonntag 18 Dezember 2011, 20:01:02 schrieben Sie:
> > > On Sun, Dec 18, 2011 at 07:50:37PM +0100, Heiko Stübner wrote:
> > > > I didn't get this far. With your patch the Oopses already happen
> > > > during the startup of the system / the loading of the modules.
> > >
> > > > A bit of the message spew I got during testing with linux-
> > > In some way, this is a good thing because it's showing that there's
> > > problems with kobject lifetime rules.
> > >
> > > The #2 and further oops dumps are a result of corrupting the work
> > > queues as a result of #1, so #2 onwards should be ignored.
> > >
> > > I suspect if you avoid loading the s3c_hsudc module these will go away.
> > nope :-), same faults happen even if s3c-hsudc is not present at all.
> > So it seems, this delayed cleanup poses problems for other drivers as
> > well.
> Okay, let's try to find out which one it is. Please use the attached
> patch - it'll be a little more noisy, reporting which kobjects are
> being released at the point when they're added to the workqueue.
The cuplrit seems to be a kobject named "holders" and from what I
gathered is from kernel/module.c and handling module sysfs entries.
Partial log below:
kobject: 'bq24022' (c78a9a80): kobject_release
kobject: 'gpio-vbus' (c78a9cc0): kobject_release
kobject: 'bq24022' (c78a9a80): kobject_cleanup
kobject: 'gpio-vbus' (c78a9cc0): kobject_cleanup
Found /sbin/init, booting ...
INIT: version 2.88 booting
Starting the hotplug events dispatcher: udevdudevd: starting version 172
Synthesizing the initial hotplug events...done.
Waiting for /dev to be fully populated...
Cleaning up ifupdown....
Loading kernel modules...
kobject: 'holders' (c7addc80): kobject_release
kobject: 'notes' (c7add080): kobject_release
Activating lvm and md swap...done.
Checking file systems...fsck from util-linux 2.19.1
kobject: 'holders' (c7addc80): kobject_cleanup
Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address bf055504
pgd = c0004000
[bf055504] *pgd=371f9811, *pte=00000000, *ppte=00000000
Internal error: Oops: 7 [#1]
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