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Re: panic unplugging usb keyboard
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 06:28:08PM +0100, Juan RP wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Feb 2008 10:52:23 -0600
> David Young <dyoung%pobox.com@localhost> wrote:
> > Looks like I introduced this bug very recently. I will back out the
> > change.
> > AFAICT, detaching the console can leave dangling pointers in the kernel,
> > which will eventually lead to a panic. At least, that is what has
> > happened when I detached console at com0. I will look more closely at
> > wskbd0 to see if it knows how to avoid this.
> No idea about those dangling pointers but at least with 4.0, I'm able
> to plug and unplug the USB console keyboard multiple times without any panic.
It looks like a com(4)-specific issue. I think I see how to fix it.
David Young OJC Technologies
dyoung%ojctech.com@localhost Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933 ext 24
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