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Re: wpi0 related kernel crashes
On Mon, Aug 04, 2008 at 12:32:40PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Aug 2008 18:04:14 +0200
> Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost> wrote:
> > The fatal firmware error is often only a sign that interrupts haven't
> > been processed long enough.
> Interesting -- in normal operation, what causes that? (I'm accustomed
> to that happening when I start X, but it's more likely to happen in
> normal operation when I'm in a high-wireless traffic environment.)
Something is holding at least the kernel lock, if not even splhigh or so
for too long. The DRM code has some issues in that area, I think.
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