Re: writing to "/proc/irq/xxxx/smp_affinity" produces a kernel crash on 2.6.7 version

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2004-08-17 23:07:14
>>>>> On Tue, 17 Aug 2004 14:50:46 +0200, Francois Wellenreiter <Francois.Wellenreiter@Ext.Bull.Net> said:

  Francois> Apparently a little bug was introduced in 2.6.7 kernel dealing with IRQ
  Francois> redirection managemant via proc filesystem.
  Francois> The behavior is quite simple, just type :

  Francois> echo "r 00000001" > /proc/irq/{xy}/smp_affinity

  Francois> where {xy} is a valid irq, and your kernel will crash.

Already fixed.  See:

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