On Sat, Sep 21, 2002 at 09:25:18AM -0700, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
> >> > 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.
X is not locked up, as it eats all the CPU. And 2.5.36 works just fine.
"If it's not broken, let's fix it till it is."
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