Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 155655
System freezes when USB device is unplugged after changing kernel to 2.6.11-1.14_FC3
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:19:06 EST
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Description of problem:
After upgrading the kernel to version 2.6.11-1.14_FC3, the system sometimes freezes when USB device is unplugged. This is particularly true with the USB memory. There was no problem with the previous kernel 2.6.10-1.770_FC3.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Upgrade kernel from 2.6.10-1.770_FC3 to 2.6.11-1.14_FC3
2.Plug a USB memory
3.Mount the USB memory, write some files
4.Unmount the USB memory
5.Unplug the USB memory
6.The system will freeze after a few seconds
Actual Results: The system freezes
Expected Results: No freeze
can you try the test kernel at
http://people.redhat.com/davej/kernels/Fedora/FC3/ ? Theres a fix there that
might nail this.
(In reply to comment #1)
> can you try the test kernel at
> http://people.redhat.com/davej/kernels/Fedora/FC3/ ? Theres a fix there that
> might nail this.
This kernel seems to resolve my bug. Many thanks
An update has been released for Fedora Core 3 (kernel-2.6.12-1.1372_FC3) which
may contain a fix for your problem. Please update to this new kernel, and
report whether or not it fixes your problem.
If you have updated to Fedora Core 4 since this bug was opened, and the problem
still occurs with the latest updates for that release, please change the version
field of this bug to 'fc4'.
This bug has been automatically closed as part of a mass update.
It had been in NEEDINFO state since July 2005.
If this bug still exists in current errata kernels, please reopen this bug.
There are a large number of inactive bugs in the database, and this is the only
way to purge them.