Re: 1.3.97 oops

Robert L Krawitz (
Mon, 6 May 1996 09:26:07 -0400

Date: Mon, 6 May 1996 07:53:45 +0300 (EET DST)
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@cs.Helsinki.FI>

> Using `' to map addresses to symbols.
> >>EIP: 10c6ad <setup_x86_irq+99/124>
> Trace: 11ad09 <__wait_on_page+8d/ec>
> Trace: 11b1a3 <generic_file_read+43b/620>
> Trace: 120d5a <sys_read+aa/bc>
> Trace: 10a3f9 <system_call+59/a0>

The trace shows that it's __wait_on_page() that does the jumping,
and it certainly shouldn't jump to xetup_x86_irq.. The only jump it
does (apart from a schedule) is to start up the disk IO with
"run_task_queue(&disk_tq)". It looks like some disk driver isn't
setting up the task queues correctly or similar. Can you tell me
(remind me - I'm sure I've heard it before) what block device
drivers you use? (loop/scsi/ide/idecd etc..)

ide (RZ1000)
scsi (53c810, with synch, fast, disconnect enabled) -- disk and tape

Robert Krawitz <> 

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