UBIFS Crash with ubifs-v2.6.21-HEAD.tar

Artem Bityutskiy dedekind at infradead.org
Wed Jul 1 06:47:07 EDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-07-01 at 09:01 +0530, naveen yadav wrote:
> Hi all,
>  I am using kernel 2.6.18. and i have backported from 2.6.21 to
> 2.6.18. when i add kernel command line parameter as ubi.mtd=exe
> ubi.mtd=2 .
> i got crash in core.c file in function int device_add(struct device
> *dev). The reason for this i found is parent =
> get_device(dev->parent); is null.
> can any body suggest where dev->parent value gets assigned.

Not sure, this is ancient kernel and I doubt anyone is interested
digging it. You may try luck at lkml though, but I fear you'll
have to dig this yourself.

Best regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (Битюцкий Артём)

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