[PARPORT] Re: New queueing code

From: Erik Inge Bolsų (knan@mo.himolde.no)
Date: Wed Mar 08 2000 - 09:55:05 EST

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    On Wed, 8 Mar 2000, Eric Youngdale wrote:
    > Which source files are involved with ParIDE, and what are the symptoms
    >of the breakage?

    Source files:
    drivers/block/paride/*, in particular pd.c, pf.c, pt.c, pcd.c and pg.c.

    >Did a little more experimenting with EPAT + PD in kernel 2.3.49pre1
    >A log message I got, without taking the computer down with it this time:
    >Mar 7 20:03:16 frankenstein kernel: pda: OUCH: b_reqnext != NULL
    >Mar 7 20:03:17 frankenstein last message repeated 46 times
    >A PD bug? Or is that assertion failure the lower-level protocol's fault?

    (I was later assured this was a symptom of incompatible request queue

    >The next time I tried, it panicked, dumped a screenful of traceback (more
    >than 50 lines) that seemed, judging by the addresses, to be in an
    >infinite loop. Then the interrupt handler was killed so that I have no
    >log of the incident. (Sorry, no serial console to capture such things
    >Sysrq-K in this state caused an immediate reboot.

    Erik I. Bolsų <knan at mo.himolde.no> | <eriki at himolde.no>
    .. student of IT administration at Molde College, Norway.

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