Re: 2.4.21-pre1 broke the ide-tape driver
Mikael Pettersson (email@example.com)
Mon, 16 Dec 2002 23:18:58 +0100 (MET)
On 16 Dec 2002 14:53:33 +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
>On Sun, 2002-12-15 at 23:38, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
>> On Sun, 15 Dec 2002 02:23:34 +0100, Marc-Christian Petersen wrote:
>> >> Kernel 2.4.21-pre1 broke the ide-tape driver: the driver
>> >> now hangs during initialisation. 2.2 kernels (with Andre's
>> >> IDE patch) and 2.4 up to 2.4.20 do not have this problem.
>> >> My box has a Seagate STT8000A ATAPI tape drive as hdd;
>> >> hdc is a Philips CD-RW, and the controller is ICH2 (i850 chipset).
>> Addendum: this patch fixes the init-time hang, and ide-tape does
>> seem to work fine, but 'rmmod ide-tape' oopses -- 2.4.20-ac2 also
>> oopses on 'rmmod ide-tape'.
>I don't unfortunately have any ide-tape devices. I'll take a look though
I can trigger the oops by a simple 'modprobe ide-tape; rmmod ide-tape'
even on boxes without ide-tape devices.
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