Bug 163028 - while reading copy protected audio-cdrom system freezes
while reading copy protected audio-cdrom system freezes
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Alan Cox
Brian Brock
system crash while reading copy prote...
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Reported: 2005-07-12 08:10 EDT by Thomas Lang
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-08-11 13:49:57 EDT
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Description Thomas Lang 2005-07-12 08:10:25 EDT
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Description of problem:
i had a system crash. the situation was: kde-session by a non privileged user. i was given an audio-cd with an extra iso-filsystem and copy protection in the cdrom-drive. after some minutes the X was frozen and the LEDs on the right side of my keyboard were blinking. i can provoke this error by putting this cd in the drive again.
no error messages in /var/log/messages exept reading errors by cdrom drive.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. kde-session
2. insert an copy protected audio cdrom
3. wait some minutes

Actual Results:  X was frozen. no reaction. i can't switch to consoles. 

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Comment 1 Alan Cox 2005-08-26 20:37:28 EDT
Can you switch to a text mode console and try the same, you may need to mount it
by hand to test. Also please provide the CD-ROM drive make/model. Some vendors
CD drives crash if they are presented a corrupt disc and in certain cases their
answer is not only that it is unsupported but that by inserting non CD media (ie
copy corrupted discs) you even invalidated the warranty!

The debug trace you should see on the console will help identify the actual
situation better.

Comment 2 Alan Cox 2006-08-11 13:49:57 EDT
Closing due to lack of activity.

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