Re: Linux 5.11-rc4

From: Paul Zimmerman
Date: Mon Jan 18 2021 - 22:37:33 EST

On Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 14:35:20 -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 04:56:46PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> Things continue to look fairly normal for this release: 5.11-rc4 is
>> solidly average in size, and nothing particularly scary stands out.
>> In the diff itself, the new ampere modesetting support shows up fairly
>> clearly - it's one of those hardware enablement things that should be
>> entirely invisible to people who don't have that hardware, but it does
>> end up being about a fifth of the whole rc4 patch.
>> If you ignore that oddity, the rest looks pretty normal, with random
>> patches all over, and a lot of it being quite small. All the usual
>> suspects: drivers (gpu, sound, rdma, md, networking..) arch updates
>> (arm64, risc-v, x86), fiesystems (ext4, nfs, btrfs), core networking,
>> documentation and tooling. And just random fixes.
>Here are the test results:
>Build results:
> total: 153 pass: 151 fail: 2
>Failed builds:
> arm64:allmodconfig
> ia64:defconfig
>Qemu test results:
> total: 430 pass: 428 fail: 2
>Failed tests:
> arm:raspi2:multi_v7_defconfig:bcm2836-rpi-2-b:initrd
> arm:raspi2:multi_v7_defconfig:sd:bcm2836-rpi-2-b:rootfs
>Same old ...

Hi Guenter,

Can you give a link to the problem that Qemu is having with RPI2?
Maybe I can take a look at it.