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    SubjectPatch: linux-2.5.8-pre1/kernel/exit.c change caused BUG() at boot time
    	When I attempted to boot linux-2.5.8-pre1, I got a kernel
    BUG() for exit.c line 519. The was a small change to to kernel/exit.c
    in 2.5.8-pre1 which deleted a kernel_lock() call. Restoring that line
    resulted in a kernel that booted fine. I am sending this email from
    the machine running that kernel (so I guess a matching release of
    the kernel lock is already in the code).

    Here is the patch. Of course, it would be helpful if someone
    who actually understands this could take a look at it.

    Adam J. Richter __ ______________ 4880 Stevens Creek Blvd, Suite 104 \ / San Jose, California 95129-1034
    +1 408 261-6630 | g g d r a s i l United States of America
    fax +1 408 261-6631 "Free Software For The Rest Of Us."
    --- linux-2.5.8-pre1/kernel/exit.c 2002-04-03 23:38:32.000000000 -0800
    +++ linux/kernel/exit.c 2002-04-04 03:52:18.000000000 -0800
    @@ -499,6 +499,7 @@

    + lock_kernel();
     \ /
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