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Subject[2.1.124-pre1] **one-line** change allows boot / CORRECT patch idea?
	Hi, there is a very simple one-line change to 2.1.123-pre1 that allows
my system to boot into 2.1.124-1. My system is a UP PPro 165 with an
EIDE drive and a NE2000-clone PCI card.

The change that has been posted so far, while identifying where the
problem lies, isn't really the CORRECT change, since its just a
reversion. To show that the new approach basically works (for example,
without locking the kernel), simply search for the definition of
'unlazy_fpu' in include/asm-i386/processor.h, and change
if (tsk->flags & PF_USEDFPU) { \
to
if (1) { \
.
I suspect that when unlazy_fpu is first called, (during the init
process) tsk->flags is not set but should be set, so the 'unlazy-ing' is
not done. Does that sound like a plausible thing to fix for a CORRECT
patch?

-BenRI
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http://sdcc13.ucsd.edu/~bredelin

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