Bug 490479 - error when hot-unplugging a file-backed virtio disk
error when hot-unplugging a file-backed virtio disk
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2009-03-16 12:38 EDT by Mike Bonnet
Modified: 2009-12-18 04:02 EST (History)
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dmesg output after the disk was hot-unplugged, including the kernel backtrace (33.70 KB, text/plain)
2009-03-16 12:38 EDT, Mike Bonnet
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Description Mike Bonnet 2009-03-16 12:38:58 EDT
Created attachment 335373 [details]
dmesg output after the disk was hot-unplugged, including the kernel backtrace

Description of problem:
I had just added a new file-backed virtio disk to a running F10 guest on a F10 host.  When I then removed the disk from the running host (using virt-manager), I got this message printed to the console:

WARNING: at drivers/base/core.c:122 device_release+0x66/0x68()
Hardware name: 
Device 'virtio2' does not have a release() function, it is broken and must be fixed.

The device appeared to be successfully removed (it no longer appeared in /proc/partitions in the running guest).

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add a file-backed virtio disk to a running guest
2. Remove the disk
Actual results:
Error message and kernel backtrace printed to the console

Expected results:
No error

Additional info:
The device was apparently 'virtio2' because it was the second virtio device added to the system.  When I reproduced the error again later it said: Device 'virtio4'...
Comment 1 Mark McLoughlin 2009-03-25 13:03:20 EDT
Thanks for the report

Fixed a while ago upstream by:


So, it should be fixed in rawhide
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