Re: 2.5.72 oops (scheduling while atomic)

From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz (
Date: Thu Jun 19 2003 - 05:30:56 EST

Hi Andrew,

I think you wanted to cc: me not the other Bart :-).

I am aware of the problem and looking for solution.
Reverting to old non-taskfile code seems to help
(say N to IDE "Taskfile IO" option available in 2.5.72).


Linux IDE Maintainer

On Wed, 18 Jun 2003, Andrew Morton wrote:

> Greg Norris <> wrote: > > > > I'm getting the following oops when booting 2.5.72, preceded by a > > quite a few "bad: scheduling while atomic!" messages. My .config and > > the decoded oops are attached. > > I was able to reproduce this. Pid #0 (swapper) ends up with a preempt > count of two and everything goes pear-shaped. > > This appears to be because you haven't selected any chip drivers in IDE > config. I selected PIIX and things started working better. > > Just to double-check I took my usual .config, enable preemption, disabled > all IDE chip drivers and the same thing happened. Over to Bart ;) > > > Your .config seems broken in other ways btw. Suggest you do > > cp arch/i386/defconfig .config > > and start again.

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