Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 10:11:04PM +0000, Vince wrote:
>> Is it expected that removing a usb serial adapter while you have a
>> connection (eg tip) using it will panic a -stable system? I know it is
>> expected if you remove a mounted umass device so wanted to see if its known
>> behavior for serial before I file a pr. (adapter is <FTDI usb serial
>> converter, class 0/0, rev 1.10/4.00, addr 3>)
>> -stable version as of the 25th march, (may have existed before but the
>> first time I forgot to close tip before removing the device was on this
> I would expect that the problem is identical in the sense that with a
> connection established, you have an open file descriptor which is
> associated with a serial device that uses USB.
> So, yes, I would expect this behaviour based on the track record.
> Should it happen? The answer is no. File a PR?
> Also, I'd like to know what USB serial adapter you're using (brand,
> model, and a website of it if possible), for unrelated reasons. Thanks!
About what I was expecting but just thought I'd check. Will file a PR
tomorrow when my wife isnt browsing facebook on that laptop :)
Regarding the USB serial adapter, I was supplied it though work a while
back. I believe from my rather fuzzy memory we got it though these guys
Although I wouldn't swear to it. I'll have an ask if anyone remembers on