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Bug 39074 - System freeze when mounting zip-drive after long period of inactivity
System freeze when mounting zip-drive after long period of inactivity
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-05-04 03:37 EDT by Tim Lundstrvm
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-09 13:43:31 EDT
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Description Tim Lundstrvm 2001-05-04 03:37:06 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.2-2smp i686)

Description of problem:
My system freeze when I mount a parallel port Zip-drive (using ppa-module)
after a long period of inactivity. 

My system is a Dell Precision 220 dual Intel PIII 1 GHz using kernel
2.4.2-2smp and a parallel port Iomega Zip100

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Load the ppa-module and mount a Zip-disk
2. Unmount the disk
3. Wait more than an hour
4. Mount a new Zip-disk

Actual Results:  System freeze and become unresponsive to keyboard, mouse
and network 

Expected Results:  The Zip-disk to be mounted

Additional info:

Same behavior as bug #37194

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