Bug 225587 - insmod softdog: Device or resource busy
insmod softdog: Device or resource busy
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Aristeu Rozanski
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-01-31 10:21 EST by Silvio Ziegelwanger
Modified: 2013-07-17 09:03 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2013-07-17 09:03:23 EDT
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Description Silvio Ziegelwanger 2007-01-31 10:21:10 EST
[root@AL-4-BE-01 init.d]# insmod
insmod: error inserting
'/lib/modules/2.6.18-1.2747.el5/kernel/drivers/char/watchdog/softdog.ko': -1
Device or resource busy

SoftDog: cannot register miscdev on minor=130 (err=-16)
Comment 1 Aristeu Rozanski 2007-09-07 10:41:55 EDT
Hi Silvio,
please attach the /proc/misc file and the lsmod output.

Comment 2 Aristeu Rozanski 2008-01-07 11:45:56 EST
did you managed to get the files I requested on comment #1?
Comment 3 Aristeu Rozanski 2008-09-05 10:42:37 EDT
I'm closing this bug because the lack of information. Please feel free to reopen
if the problem persists providing the requested info.
Comment 4 Sapan Parikh 2013-07-16 09:55:25 EDT
Hi Aristeu Rozanski, I am also having the same error regarding softdog installation. Can you please reopen the bug. If you say, I can send you your required information.

Comment 5 Aristeu Rozanski 2013-07-16 10:32:22 EDT
Sure, please attach the required files.
Comment 6 Sapan Parikh 2013-07-17 07:21:28 EDT
Actually I used the alternative way and got the solution with FPGA Watchdog. 
Thanks for the concern.

Sapan Parikh

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