[hsflinux] problem with last driver for Linux AMD64 : "general protection fault" from kernel

Linuxant support (Jonathan) support at linuxant.com
Mon Jan 10 10:31:16 EST 2005


in the dump you have sent us at support at linuxant.com, we can see that 
there are stack traces related to the HSF driver. I have sent the dump 
to the developers. In the meantime, could you try without loading the 
nVidia module to see if there is a difference?


Technical specialist / Linuxant
support at linuxant.com

patheve2 wrote:
> Hello
> It was suggested me to test an other kernel in the case of the previous 
> problem. Well,
> it seems difficult for me to do this. I use kernels made only by SuSE 
> and I  can't install
> an other one due to the fact that my graphic card (nVidia 5650) required 
> a driver compiled
> with a given kernel (for me it seems not possible to compile for a 
> second installed kernel).
> So I hope a next kernel from SuSE > 2.6.8-24.5 ! Which kernel is used by 
> other users ?
> I found an other when I tried to send a mail with Mozilla-mail 1.7.3. It 
> seems to
> appear when the mail contains plenty of characters or joined files. In 
> the case of
> a very short mail, that's OK. Hereafter the message delivred by system 
> in a window :
> KWrited - Ecoute le peripherique /dev/pts/0
> ===========================================================
> Message from syslogd at snidre at Thu Dec 30 00:33:18 2004 ...
> snidre kernel: general protection fault: 0000 [1]                       
> ===========================================================
> After, the connection does no more work and I can't establish an other 
> one. During
> logout, a message : "hsfmc97ich in use". One of the HSF modules seems to 
> be blocked.
> This is a curious event, isn't it :-) ? How explains this ?
> Kind regards
> Pascal
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