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From: Philippe Troin <phil@fifi.org>
To: James Stevenson <james@stev.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 2.4.19: oops in ide-scsi
Date: 25 Sep 2002 09:46:13 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87adm6kofe.fsf@ceramic.fifi.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1032903706.2445.4.camel@god.stev.org>

James Stevenson <james@stev.org> writes:

> On Tue, 2002-09-24 at 22:00, Philippe Troin wrote:
> > James Stevenson <james@stev.org> writes:
> > 
> > > Hi
> > > 
> > > i am glad somebody else sees the same crash as me the
> > > request Q gets set to NULL for some reson then tries to
> > > increment a stats counter in the null pointer.
> > > i know what the bug is i just dont know how to fix it :>
> > 
> > I'm not sure which Q you're talking about.
> > Is that rq (in idescsi_pc_intr())?
> 
> the crash happens on
> 
> if (status & ERR_STAT)
> 	rq->errors++;
> 
> because 
> struct request *rq = pc->rq;
> is NULL

Have you tried changing it to:

        if (status & ERR_STAT && rq)
        	rq->errors++;

The code is going to return anyways, and rq is only used here on this
path.

BTW, can you reproduce the oops at will? I can't :-(

Phil.

  reply	other threads:[~2002-09-25 16:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2002-09-24  1:08 Philippe Troin
2002-09-24 18:26 ` James Stevenson
2002-09-24 21:00   ` Philippe Troin
2002-09-24 21:41     ` James Stevenson
2002-09-25 16:46       ` Philippe Troin [this message]
2002-09-25 18:18         ` James Stevenson
2002-09-25 22:30           ` Philippe Troin
2002-09-26  8:51             ` James Stevenson

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