Re: 2.6.10-rc3-mm1

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Wed Dec 15 2004 - 06:44:55 EST

William Lee Irwin III <wli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 02:03:19AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> >
> > - Lots of new patches, lots of little fixes all over the place.
> > - Probably the major change is the readahead rework, which may have
> > significant performance impacts on some workloads. Not necessarily good,
> > either...
> > - See below for the list of 31 patches which I have pending for 2.6.10. If
> > there are other patches here which should go in, please let me know.
> This appears to have trouble on em64t; not only does the following happen,
> but some odd userspace programs (e.g. ssh) appear to be failing.
> Shutting down powersaved cut here ] --------- [please bite here ] ---------
> KDdoneernel BUG at pageattr:156

I can't say I'm surprised, really, although it booted and did stuff OK on my

There's a mangled-up mess of ioremap/pageattr patches from Andrea and Andi
in there. I'll drop a few things. We need to go through those changes a
little more carefully.

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