Re: 2.1.88 and alloc_skb called nonatomically

Krzysztof G. Baranowski (
Wed, 25 Feb 1998 12:59:31 +0100 (CET)

While testing the million monkey theory, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
>How does this number relate to the irq? << 4?
>Anyhow... I'll go have a look-see at the code now. I'll see if I can
>reproducible this.
> alloc_skb called nonatomically from interrupt 000000c0
I can reproduce this !! Actually these messages started to annoy me
few kernels ago, I'm using 2.1.88 now. It happens every time when I
turn off my external modem during PPP connection (when pppd is
running). I use ppp-2.2.0f-4.


Krzysztof G. Baranowski - President of the Harmless Manyacs' Club
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