Re: [Bug 7505] Linux-2.6.18 fails to boot on AMD64 machine

From: Ard -kwaak- van Breemen
Date: Fri Dec 29 2006 - 10:44:53 EST

On Fri, Dec 29, 2006 at 04:01:32PM +0100, Ard -kwaak- van Breemen wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 29, 2006 at 03:10:58PM +0100, Ard -kwaak- van Breemen wrote:
> > Preliminary patches:
> > - pci fix of Andrews patches
> The printk might be too verbose. I think removing them is ok

I stick with the verbose printk. Because else we will never know
that something is faul.

> since the only thing that has happened is that it prevents
> entering the loop and the semaphores. The only thing that bugs me
> is if list_empty can be used like that. (in other words: don't we
> need semaphores around that).

I was wondering about the validity of pci_devices at that time.
But on the other hand: if that was not wrong, people would have
complained much earlier.

Anyway, I think that's it: those 3 patches will fix and guard the
problems we've seen.

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