Re: [linux-usb-devel] OOPS with test9 when plugging an Philips Webcam

From: David Brownell (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 09:13:29 EST

> It seams to me that when I plug the webcam there is a heavy corruption
> of memory. Because although the oops is from netscape, it is not
> always netscape. The next prog with heavy memory usage will produce
> an oops when starting.
> The first time I experienced the problem was with test8.

You might want to try the attached patch ... it fixed memory
corruption problems for me (a double free, as it turned out),
which appeared with about that same timing. It's on that
plug-in-devices path, and caused a variety of Oopses.

- Dave

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