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Bug 225587 - insmod softdog: Device or resource busy
Summary: insmod softdog: Device or resource busy
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 5.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: Aristeu Rozanski
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-01-31 15:21 UTC by Silvio Ziegelwanger
Modified: 2013-07-17 13:03 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-07-17 13:03:23 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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Description Silvio Ziegelwanger 2007-01-31 15:21:10 UTC
[root@AL-4-BE-01 init.d]# insmod
insmod: error inserting
'/lib/modules/2.6.18-1.2747.el5/kernel/drivers/char/watchdog/softdog.ko': -1
Device or resource busy

SoftDog: cannot register miscdev on minor=130 (err=-16)

Comment 1 Aristeu Rozanski 2007-09-07 14:41:55 UTC
Hi Silvio,
please attach the /proc/misc file and the lsmod output.

Comment 2 Aristeu Rozanski 2008-01-07 16:45:56 UTC
did you managed to get the files I requested on comment #1?

Comment 3 Aristeu Rozanski 2008-09-05 14:42:37 UTC
I'm closing this bug because the lack of information. Please feel free to reopen
if the problem persists providing the requested info.

Comment 4 Sapan Parikh 2013-07-16 13:55:25 UTC
Hi Aristeu Rozanski, I am also having the same error regarding softdog installation. Can you please reopen the bug. If you say, I can send you your required information.


Comment 5 Aristeu Rozanski 2013-07-16 14:32:22 UTC
Sure, please attach the required files.

Comment 6 Sapan Parikh 2013-07-17 11:21:28 UTC
Actually I used the alternative way and got the solution with FPGA Watchdog. 
Thanks for the concern.

Sapan Parikh

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