[linux-dvb] segfault in dvb_demux_release

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Thu Apr 27 15:55:52 CEST 2006

On Thursday 27 April 2006 08:05, Wolfgang Rohdewald wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 April 2006 21:36, Andrew de Quincey wrote:
> > On Monday 24 April 2006 08:54, Wolfgang Rohdewald wrote:
> > > this is on a kernel with unpatched dvb drivers.
> > > Does this sound familiar to anybody?
> > > (lspci etc see below)
> >
> > Hmm, I don't think I've seen that one before... did it just happen during
> > a normal run of VDR? I've seen things like this if you try and rmmod a
> > card driver module while something still has it open, but I don't think
> > thats what you were doing...
> No, VDR was in normal operation. This oops happened only once.

I think this is a known race condition in the demux code. Unfortunately I 
don't have the time to look into it just now, but I'll bear it in mind. 

Thanks for the report.

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