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

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Mon Nov 21 03:09:05 CET 2005


On Fri, Nov 04, 2005 Holger Kiehl wrote:
> 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.

I got Ralph's s-o-b via in private mail and comitted this patch with
minor cleanups now.

Johannes



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