Re: 2.6.21-rc6-mm1 USB related boot hang

From: Helge Hafting
Date: Wed Apr 25 2007 - 08:54:17 EST

Jiri Kosina wrote:
On Wed, 25 Apr 2007, Helge Hafting wrote:

Anyway, based on information you have provided in your later messages, it seems that it is probably not necessairly related neither to USB nor HID, as you are getting hangs at different stages of boot, depending on your local configuration/kernel version used. Is vanilla 2.6.21-rc6 ok? If so, would you have time to bisect the offending patch?
I don't know about 2.6.21-rc6, but 2.6.21-rc7 (from fresh sources) is good. It boots up without hanging, and my USB devices works too. Should I test rc7-mm1 then?

That would also be useful.

But really identifying offending patch using bisection would help most.
If there is an offending patch at all - my rc6-mm1 kernel must
have been built from messed-up sources - we saw that when your
patch did not apply. So my source had errors - right in the USB part.

I haven't tested a correct rc6-mm1, so I don't even know if it
has problems. I can make such a kernel of course. . .
And it should be pretty easy and not too much time consuming for you, as the bug triggers immediately upon boot in your case.
Indeed - it is easy to spot. :-)

Helge Hafting
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