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

Michael Krufky mkrufky at m1k.net
Sat Nov 5 17:29:15 CET 2005


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...

Regards,
Mike



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