Re: debug of a kernel panic leading nowhere...

From: Andrew Morton (
Date: Wed Jul 25 2001 - 21:40:13 EST

Gerald Walden wrote:
> ...
> During the rmmod of a fairly simple driver, I get a kernel
> panic which crashes the system. I believe I have taken all
> the proper steps to attempt to debug the problem to no
> avail.
> Any suggestions as to how to move further, or how to frame
> this question in a more appropriate manner for this list (or
> perhaps there is a more appropriate list that I should be
> sending this to) would greatly be appreciated.

You have the right list, although your email headers are

>From the backtrace it appears that perhaps a pending timer has not
been correctly removed prior to module removal, but that's really
just a guess - the backtrace isn't clear.

Is the problem repeatable? What driver is being removed?

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