v4.13 on nokia n900: oops during tethering

Pavel Machek pavel at ucw.cz
Mon Feb 19 11:04:54 PST 2018


> On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 09:10:00PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > During tethering, I got oops in ssi_stop_tx(), followed by failure of
> > GPRS. I used GPRS tethering a lot with some older kernel, and it was
> > stable for hours.
> > 
> > It seems v4.12 has the same problem. In v4.15 usb networking does not
> > work at all, so I can't test... v4.10 seems to have similar problem. (Testing is
> > slighlty tricky, as my internet connection is ... tethering using
> > N900.)
> Based on a quick look ssi_stop_tx() is called too many times (i.e. once
> more than ssi_start_tx()). This would appear to be an interal problem
> with the SSI codebase (or whatever lies there; I don't know the current
> codebase).

If I change BUG_ON in ssi_stop_tx() to warning and return, I see the
warning and system survives it.

> Did this work in the past? When? There appear to have been changes in IRQ
> handling some time in 2016...

Actually, I'm not sure any more :-(. I did have tethering running
overnight some time ago, but it was on slower mobile data, and over
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