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SubjectRe: ALSA: intel8x0: div by zero in snd_intel8x0_update()
On (21/05/16 11:49), Takashi Iwai wrote:
> Subject: [PATCH] ALSA: intel8x0: Don't update period unless prepared
> The interrupt handler of intel8x0 calls snd_intel8x0_update() whenever
> the hardware sets the corresponding status bit for each stream. This
> works fine for most cases as long as the hardware behaves properly.
> But when the hardware gives a wrong bit set, this leads to a NULL
> dereference Oops, and reportedly, this seems what happened on a VM.
> For fixing the crash, this patch adds a internal flag indicating that
> the stream is ready to be updated, and check it (as well as the flag
> being in suspended) to ignore such spurious update.
> Cc: <>
> Reported-by: Sergey Senozhatsky <>
> Signed-off-by: Takashi Iwai <>

I kicked the tests. Will let you know.

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