Subject: Re: USB with iPod freezes machine
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/15/2007 22:53:47
On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 07:32:20AM +0200, Michael van Elst wrote:
> It's even worse. The device driver is freed, but the filesystem on top
> of it doesn't know about it and will use invalid pointers to the
> driver.
> Most of the time this just stalls a userland process forever.
> Sometimes the kernel crashes.

is there anything missing structure-wise in the kernel to do the right
thing?  any holes in the existing filesystem architecture which would
preclude fixing this without re-architecting anything?

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