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Well-Known PRs as determined by the bugbusting team

Generated Thu Apr 24 07:25:00 2014 UTC by do_generate_annotated_prs.pl.

This is a list of PRs that the bugbusting team has determined are commonly reported problems. By grouping them together by symptom, we hope to attract more attention to them. It is generated from this file once per day.

This list is similar to the recommended list, which contains PRs that have a patch and are ready to go.

You may see also the Commonly Reported Issues list on the wiki; however, note that it has not been kept up-to-date for a while.

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Note: closed PRs will be automagically filtered out.

Ejecting mounted device causes panic
Mounting something twice hangs system
Mounting write-protected media panics system
sysinstall will not unmount CDs
UDF filesystems unmountable
Unexpected panic on device insert
Unexpected panic on device insert and removal (even if not mounted)

Ejecting mounted device causes panic

This is the most notorious problem. In general it affects users of USB devices the most often, but can also affect CD and floppy users. The 'received wisdom' is that the VM system will need some re-architecting to fully cope with this problem.

SSubmittedTrackerResp.Description
o2005/10/23kern/87859fs[smbfs] System reboot while umount smbfs.
o2006/03/19kern/94669pjd[vfs] [patch] Panic from Failed Removable Media Mount
o2007/08/08usb/115298usb[ulpt] [panic] Turning off USB printer panics kernel
f2008/02/18usb/120786usb[usb] [panic] Kernel panic when forced umount of a dettached USB Harddisk
4 problems total.

Mounting something twice hangs system

SSubmittedTrackerResp.Description
o2004/12/07kern/74809[modules] [panic] smbfs panic if multiply mounted
1 problem total.

Mounting write-protected media panics system

(none)

sysinstall will not unmount CDs

(none)

UDF filesystems unmountable

SSubmittedTrackerResp.Description
o2008/02/23kern/120989scottl[udf] [patch] UDF (with DVD RAM) isn't mountable/readable
1 problem total.

Unexpected panic on device insert

SSubmittedTrackerResp.Description
o2007/07/05usb/114310usb[libusb] [patch] [panic] USB hub attachment panics kernel during libusb device scan
o2007/10/18usb/117313usb[umass] [panic] panic on usb camera insertion
o2007/11/10usb/117955usb[umass] [panic] inserting minolta dimage a2 crashes OS
o2008/05/14usb/123690usb[usb] [panic] Panic on USB device insertion when usb loaded as a module
o2008/08/14usb/126519usb[usb] [panic] panic when plugging in an iphone
o2008/12/08usb/129500usb[umass] [panic] FreeBSD Crashes when connecting SanDisk Sensa e280
f2008/12/19usb/129766usb[usb] [panic] plugging in usb modem HUAWEI E226 panics system
7 problems total.

Unexpected panic on device insert and removal (even if not mounted)

SSubmittedTrackerResp.Description
o2006/01/22usb/92171usb[panic] panic unplugging Vodafone Mobile Connect (UMTS) 3G/GPRS Datacard
o2006/03/24usb/94897usb[panic] Kernel Panic when cleanly unmounting USB disk
o2007/11/17usb/118098usb[umass] 6th gen iPod causes problems when disconnecting, even after umount
o2008/06/25usb/124980usb[panic] kernel panic on detaching unmounted umass device
f2008/07/09usb/125450usb[panic] Removing USB flash card while being accessed causes kernel panic, even without device mounted
5 problems total.