Re: 2.6.10-rc3-mm1

From: William Lee Irwin III
Date: Thu Dec 16 2004 - 21:53:52 EST

William Lee Irwin III <wli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 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

On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 03:42:39AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> I can't say I'm surprised, really, although it booted and did stuff OK on my
> box.
> 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.

The odd userspace programs failing are far more disturbing. They
suggest COW or something of similar gravity is broken on x86-64
by some new patch. The ioremap/pageattr issues are merely some
shutdown-time oops, which is rather minor in comparison, although
reported far more verbosely.

-- wli
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