if_dc.c causes page fault while in kernel mode; coredump; reproducible

Martin P. Hansen mph at lima.dyndns.dk
Tue Dec 27 16:24:51 PST 2005

On Tue, 27 Dec 2005, Gleb Smirnoff wrote:
>   please try out the attached patch.

It works. Thank you very much.

Just of curiosity, why is the NIC still active when the system shuts
down? I mean is the ``IFF_DRV_RUNNING'' _the_ method to stop an

I though in a simple setup one would disable the devices when
shutting down by disabling interrupts or raising the interrupt
priority level.

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