local_bh_enable() was called in hard irq context. This is probably a bug

Jean Tourrilhes jt
Mon Nov 17 10:51:59 PST 2003

Jouni Malinen wrote :
> > wlan0 (WE) : Buffer for request 8B1B too small (0<4)
> That looks like a user space problem; recompiling the program that
> caused this error could help here.. Unfortunately, that message does not
> tell which program it was

	In this case, the code return a -E2BIG to user space. The
corresponding application should show something, either an error
message (what a concept) or a degradation of its functionality.
	In this case 8B1B is "get ESSID", so some apps is not showing
the ESSID, that should be obvious to spot. I would look at old
versions of Wavemon and Korinoco. I don't know if any of the signal
strength meter show the ESSID.

> (Jean: would printing out current->comm with
> that message be useful?).

	Yeah, that would be a possibility, but I believe this problem
is on the way out, so I was more planning to remove the message in
future release to minimise the bloat.
	Have fun...


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