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Bug 595476 - dmesg shows BUG warning at drivers/base/core.c:101/device_release()
Summary: dmesg shows BUG warning at drivers/base/core.c:101/device_release()
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 592846
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 5.5
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: John Feeney
QA Contact: Red Hat Kernel QE team
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-24 18:22 UTC by D. Marlin
Modified: 2013-01-10 07:24 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2010-06-02 19:12:29 UTC
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Description D. Marlin 2010-05-24 18:22:49 UTC
Description of problem:

After restart on a clean install the following BUG is found in dmesg on DELL-PEM610-02:

Linux version 2.6.18-194.el5 ( (gcc version 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-48)) #1 SMP Tue Mar 16 21:52:39 EDT 2010
Command line: ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 console=ttyS0,115200
ACPI: Power Button (FF) [PWRF]
ACPI: Mapper loaded
dell-wmi: No known WMI GUID found
ACPI Exception (evregion-0424): AE_SUPPORT, Returned by Handler for [DataTable] [20060707]
ACPI Error (psparse-0537): Method parse/execution failed [\_SB_.PMI0._GHL] (Node ffff8101b54fd830), AE_SUPPORT
ACPI Error (psparse-0537): Method parse/execution failed [\_SB_.PMI0._PMC] (Node ffff8101b54fd870), AE_SUPPORT
ACPI Exception (power_meter-0759): AE_SUPPORT, Evaluating _PMC [20060707]
Device 'power_meter0' does not have a release() function, it is broken and must be fixed.
BUG: warning at drivers/base/core.c:101/device_release() (Not tainted)

Call Trace:
 [<ffffffff801519ef>] kobject_cleanup+0x53/0x7e
 [<ffffffff80151a1a>] kobject_release+0x0/0x9
 [<ffffffff80035748>] kref_put+0x6f/0x7a
 [<ffffffff882770ed>] :power_meter:acpi_power_meter_add+0x158/0x16f
 [<ffffffff801a115e>] acpi_bus_driver_init+0x30/0x57
 [<ffffffff801a237c>] acpi_bus_register_driver+0x95/0xd4
 [<ffffffff88184032>] :power_meter:acpi_power_meter_init+0x25/0x34
 [<ffffffff800a7fe0>] sys_init_module+0xaf/0x1f2
 [<ffffffff8005e116>] system_call+0x7e/0x83

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  provision the system
2.  reboot
3.  check dmesg
Actual results:
  BUG and call trace in dmesg

Expected results:
  no BUG

Additional info:
  The following RHTS job exhibits the issue:

Comment 1 Matthew Garrett 2010-06-02 19:12:29 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 592846 ***

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