[linux-dvb] GPF on 64-Bit

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Sun Nov 13 04:04:04 CET 2005

On Saturday 12 Nov 2005 08:02, Dave Oxley wrote:
> All,
> I have a Hauppauge DVB-s Nova CI that I have just put into my new Xeon
> em64t server (Gentoo 2.6.14-r1) and am getting a GPF. I have been using
> this card on my P4 2.8 for several months without a problem. Both
> kernels are SMP to support hyperthreading but the Xeon is 64-bit. I saw
> that someone else had a similar problem on an amd64
> (http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2005-September/005070.html).
> This is what I get in dmesg:
> tda1004x: found firmware revision 0 -- invalid
> tda1004x: waiting for firmware upload (dvb-fe-tda10045.fw)...
> tda1004x: firmware upload complete
> tda1004x: found firmware revision 2c -- ok
> dvb_ca adapter 0: DVB CAM detected and initialised successfully
> general protection fault: 0000 [1] SMP
> CPU 1
> Modules linked in:
> Pid: 6282, comm: mythbackend Not tainted 2.6.14-gentoo-r1 #3
> RIP: 0010:[<ffffffff80430544>] <ffffffff80430544>{_spin_lock_irqsave+9}

This looks like it might be the long-standing CAM bug. I have only just fixed 
it in the latest CVS drivers.

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