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Bug 59550 - vfree(): sleeping in interrupt with PPP
vfree(): sleeping in interrupt with PPP
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-02-10 03:05 EST by Pekka Pietikäinen
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-11 10:35:10 EST
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Description Pekka Pietikäinen 2002-02-10 03:05:13 EST
Description of Problem:

When the PPP module gets loaded a kernel traceback gets printed

PPP generic driver version 2.4.1
PPP BSD Compression module registered
PPP Deflate Compression module registered
vfree(): sleeping in interrupt!! 
d2dc1ec0 c0296ec0 d6bbdd3c 00000000 d892d186 d8930000 d8945680 d89271d1 
       d6bbdd3c ffffff97 2d707070 706d6f63 73736572 0036322d d5360254 d531d130 
       08054000 c0119e4b 0018041a 00000003 00000001 c0322080 fffffffe 00000246 
Call Trace: [<d892d186>] __insmod_bsd_comp_S.text_L3216 [bsd_comp] 0x126 
[<d8945680>] z_errmsg [ppp_deflate] 0x40 
[<d89271d1>] ppp_output_wakeup_R1804a995 [ppp_generic] 0x1e1 
[<c0119e4b>] bh_action [kernel] 0x1b 
[<c0119b7b>] do_softirq [kernel] 0x4b 
[<d89247cb>] __insmod_ppp_generic_S.text_L16272 [ppp_generic] 0x76b 
[<c0143907>] sys_ioctl [kernel] 0x217 
[<c0106ecb>] system_call [kernel] 0x33 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

2.4.17-0.13 (problem did not exist in 7.2 kernels)

How Reproducible:

ifup ppp0
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2002-02-19 13:56:33 EST
This debug assert needs to be fixed... but it's tricky.
(the assert message itself is harmless)
Comment 2 Leonid Kanter 2002-03-11 10:35:04 EST
This bug is still present in 2.4.18-0.1
vfree(): sleeping in interrupt!!
c19edee4 c02995e0 c8b22e20 c8b22f24 cddabce4 cdd9a000 cddaa111 00000000
       cdd9a008 c8b22f24 c8b22e20 c19edf2c c8b22e20 00000000 cdda89a5 c8b22f24
       c8b22e20 c19edf2c 08079bc2 c8b22e0c cddac092 c8b22e20 c75a6e00 cdd7e46b
Call Trace: [<cddabce4>] adler32 [ppp_deflate] 0x184
[<cddaa111>] inflate_blocks_free [ppp_deflate] 0x21
[<cdda89a5>] inflateEnd [ppp_deflate] 0x35
[<cddac092>] adler32 [ppp_deflate] 0x532
[<cdd7e46b>] ppp_output_wakeup_R1804a995 [ppp_generic] 0x43b
[<cdd7b72b>] __insmod_ppp_generic_S.text_L16544 [ppp_generic] 0x6cb
[<c01461c7>] sys_ioctl_Rafb6a3f7 [] 0x217
[<c0108943>] sys_sigaltstack_Rab65536b [] 0xdb3
Comment 3 Pekka Pietikäinen 2002-05-26 08:58:24 EDT
Bug seems to be fixed in the final release so I've closed the bug.

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