Re: insmod stall

From: Greg KH (
Date: Fri Jun 14 2002 - 11:40:46 EST

On Fri, Jun 14, 2002 at 01:15:05PM +0200, Jonas Diemer wrote:
> Hi!
> I have a recent debian woody. I want to use the fritz card usb. I
> downloaded and compiled it (its distributed partly binary, part source).
> Usign the debian kernel-image-2.4.18-686, the driver worked. Now I have
> compiled my own kernel (2.4.18 too). Now, the driver doesn't work
> anymore (although I recompiled it against my new kernel sources): when I
> insmod it, I see the messages that appeared with the woody kernel, lsmod
> shows the module, but insmod doesn't exit (i.e. it's listed when i run
> "ps ax" as running (Status R)). when I kill that process, the cpu load
> rises. top shows a process named fcusb_init (if I remember correctly)
> taking 99% of the cpu time.
> What's going wrong here? Have I forgotten something? how come the driver
> worked with the woody kernel and wouldn't work with a self compiled one?

As that driver is a binary driver, you will have to ask the authors of
it, we can't really help you out here.

Good luck,

greg k-h
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