[linux-dvb] kernel reboot needed after unplugging dvb-t usb in
patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Sun Sep 10 16:47:07 CEST 2006
On Sat, 9 Sep 2006, Alan Chandler wrote:
> On Saturday 09 September 2006 08:22, Alan Chandler wrote:
> > Now that everything is more stable, I have been able to experience this
> > problem in more controlled conditions and it appears to be related to some
> > form of race condition where the /dev/dvb/adapterN disappears whilst it is
> > being used. At least the action that caused the problem was unplugging the
> > usb connector on the tuner whilst tzap was using it. This caused the crash
> > below.
> Its now happened spontaneously, without unplugging anything. It may be that
> the dvb-usb module de-initiallised itself.
> I have left tzap running for about 3 or 4 hours on in two separate sessions
> with the two tuners, tuned to different channels.
2 Problems here: First the DVB-core is not hotpluggable - that's why you
get the Oopses. Second something is wrong with your USB, device or host.
That the device sporadically disconnects while being used is an indicator
for faulty hardware.
Mail: patrick.boettcher at desy.de
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