[linux-dvb] [PATCH] dvb_net - Fix oops when stopping multiple dvb interfaces

Michael Krufky mkrufky at m1k.net
Sat Nov 5 17:31:55 CET 2005


Michael Krufky wrote:

> Holger Kiehl wrote:
>
>> Hello
>>
>> This patch is from Ralph Metzler <rjkm at metzlerbros.de> (see 
>> discussion under
>> the thread: [Patch] Error in dvb_net.c on 64bit platforms) and has 
>> not made
>> it into CVS nor into linux-kernel. It fixes a serious issue when 
>> removing
>> multiple dvb network interfaces at once and the card does have hardware
>> PID filters. These systems cannot be rebooted because they always hang
>> when kernel or some scripts want to remove the interfaces. With this 
>> patch
>> applied systems reboot without problems and there are no more oopses.
>>
>> Please, please apply this patch.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Holger
>
>
> I'd love to apply this, but I'm waining on a sign-off from Ralph...

Typo!  s/waining/waiting

;-)



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