Re: 2.5.37 won't run X?

From: Martin J. Bligh (
Date: Sat Sep 21 2002 - 11:25:18 EST

>> > X won't start on 2.5.37, but works with 2.5.36
>> > The screen goes black as usual, but then nothing else happens.
>> > ssh'ing in from another machine shows XFree86 using 50% cpu,
>> > i.e. one of the two cpu's in this machine.
>> Looks like Linus fixed this already in his BK tree ... want
>> to grab that and see if it fixes your problem?
> What changeset do you think fixed this?

Well, this bit looked hopeful:

23 hours torvalds 1.575 Fix vm86 system call interface to entry.S.
This has been broken since the thread_info support went in (early July),
and can cause lockups at X startup etc.

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