Description of problem:
This is the same issue observed in Fedora Core 3 and Bug 145921. HAL daemon
crashes during initialization. Introducing two
in usb_device_pre_process(), usbif_device_pre_process() as have been applied in
later versions of HAL solves the problem (see attached patch).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot up the system.
2. Examine the log file.
HAL daemon crashes with
kernel: hald: segfault at 0000000000000000 rip 00002b2f22a77f40 rsp
00007fffffb84048 error 4
HAL should not crash.
Created attachment 130268 [details]
Patch to catch cases with cur->len == 0
Patch works for me on RHEL 4.7
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