Re: modprobe ppa;modprobe -r ppa |-> Oops :(

Tim Waugh (
Mon, 9 Jun 1997 10:43:48 +0100 (BST)

On Sun, 8 Jun 1997, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> This script give me two Oops:
> #!/bin/sh
> while :; do
> modprobe ppa
> modprobe -r ppa
> done
> scsi_mod, parport and ppa are compiled as modules.

I don't get oopses, but then I don't have SCSI compiled as a module.

What kernel version are you using, and how long are you leaving the script
running? If it reliably causes the kernel to oops, could you try
something like:

while :; do
modprobe ppa
modprobe -r ppa
echo ${COUNT}