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    SubjectRe: 2.1.93..


    On Tue, 7 Apr 1998, David S. Miller wrote:
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    > 2.1.93 is out there. It is broken on other platforms than x86,
    > 2.1.because I had to move some initialization code around, but this
    > 2.1.shoul dbe very easy to fix (moving the device init code later
    > 2.1.makes a _lot_ of things easier: the system is essentially up
    > 2.1.and running, and "kmalloc()" etc actually works).
    >
    > It even breaks Intel, /proc/pci no longer works etc.
    >
    > This change should have been thought out better before it was made, so
    > much of the device probing level is coded with the old ordering in
    > mind. I realize the advantage, but it's going to take a week or so to
    > cleanup everything so all arch's work once more.

    Device initialization ordering is still maintained - the breakage is due
    to something else (and it might well be partly due to the new PCI code,
    the jury is still out as far as I'm aware).

    Linus


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