Re: [next-20130227] kernel NULL pointer dereference [ watchdog | perfrelated ? ]

From: Sedat Dilek
Date: Wed Feb 27 2013 - 11:14:14 EST

On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 5:08 PM, Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 04:56:27PM +0100, Sedat Dilek wrote:
>> Hmm, I am not very amused to read all this, really.
>> If such fixes are around why aren't they applied quickly?
> Sedat, you need to relax a little. You're testing a linux next tree
> right during the merge window where patches are flying back and forth.
> Things like that can happen and you, if you're really willing to test
> such bleeding edge kernels, also would have to accept the fact that
> fixes don't magically appear where they have to in no time.
> I debugged an issue which apparently got fixed already but I'm not
> complaining. People are trying their best and screaming at them is not
> constructive. At all.

I am not screaming or whining... people should reflect a bit on the
patch workflow process?
Also, I am sure a patchwork-service especially for -next is helpful.

/me forgot to add a "call trace" to my 1st kernel checks.

$ dmesg | egrep -i 'error|fail|warn|conflict|terminated|killed|call trace'

That's why I have overseen it.

> I'd suggest simply reporting the issue, maybe trying to debug it
> yourself and patiently waiting. I'm sure you can find anything else to
> do in the meantime :-)

Yupp, I had a coffee and two pieces of cake :-).

> Thanks.
> --
> Regards/Gruss,
> Boris.
> Sent from a fat crate under my desk. Formatting is fine.
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