Re: 2.6.15-rc1-mm1 - immediate system reset at boot

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Thu Nov 17 2005 - 23:28:09 EST

Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Nov 2005 17:23:30 EST, Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx said:
> > Am chasing another issue - once I got past that, it wouldn't boot at all.
> > Grub would act like it was loading, then 2 seconds or so later, grub would
> > start up again. My first guess was CONFIG_DEBUG_RODATA=y, but I ruled that
> > out. More detail once I've done some more binary searching and ruled out
> > self-inflicted idiocy....
> Rebuilt from a completely new and clean tree, 2.6.14-mm1 is fine, 2.6.15-rc1
> will start booting OK, -rc1-mm1 chokes up almost instantly. It doesn't live
> long enough for either/both earlyprintk=vga or initcall_debug to output
> anything - grub says "loading", clears the screen, and 2 seconds later the
> laptop gives the 'ka-chunk' noise it does on a system reset, and I'm looking at
> the BIOS splash screen.
> Any obvious places to look, or time to play bisection on the 600 patches
> in -mm?

Can't think of anything, sorry. The obvious area to probe is around the
x86 and mm patch subserieses.

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