[hsflinux] Lockups with hsfmodem_7.18.00full on 2.4.18

Linuxant support (Jonathan) support at linuxant.com
Wed Dec 15 14:44:11 EST 2004


did you try using an unpatched or official Debian kernel? It is possible 
that the low-latency and/or preempt patches you applied to the kernel 
may be causing the lockups.

Please report if you have the same problem without the low-latency and 
preempt patches.


Technical specialist / Linuxant
support at linuxant.com

Thomas White wrote:
> I'm experiencing fairly regular hard lockups with the latest version of
> the HSFmodem driver on Kernel 2.4.18.  Normally, the crashes happen
> after an unexpected disconnection of some sort, and often (though not
> always) when trying to reconnect afterwards.  Just now, my connection
> dropped after about three minutes.  I ran "hsfstop" to try and start
> from a "clean" system on the next connection, but the system locked up
> on running "hsfstop".
> My modem identifies itself as follows:
> Conexant HSF softmodem (PCI-1106:3068-104d:80f6)
> I'm using Kernel 2.4.18 with ACPI, low-latency and preempt patches.  The
> same problem has occured with much older versions of the driver (I
> recently upgraded from hsfmodem_6.03.00lnxt03091001full).  I'm running
> Debian 3.0 (stable) and installing from the .deb packages.
> Tom

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