Re: 2.5.70-bk1[23]: load_module crashes when aborting module load

From: Adam J. Richter (
Date: Wed Jun 11 2003 - 18:43:39 EST

On Tue, 10 Jun 2003 at 11:39:45 +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
>In message <> you write:
[A report of a bug in kernel/module.c, which Rusty has already
submitted a patch for, followed by a mistaken second bug report on my part:]
>> By the way, there also seems to be a bug in the
>> 2.5.70-bk12/kernel/module.c changes where mod->percpu is left unitialized

>Something is badly wrong: look in include/linux/module.h and you'll
>see the initialization of __this_module (which becomes mod). By
>leaving the .percpu member uninitialized, it will be initialized to

You're right. My misunderstanding was the result of flaky serial
console cable, which I've now replaced. Sorry for the confusion.

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