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    SubjectRe: Weirdness with suspending jobs in 2.6.9-rc3
    On Sat, Oct 09, 2004 at 02:05:51PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > Adrian Bunk <> wrote:
    > > On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 11:33:24PM -0700, Joshua Kwan wrote:
    > > > darjeeling:~{1}% bg
    > > > [1] + continued make
    > > > make: *** wait: No child processes. Stop.
    > > > make: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
    > > I'm also observing this problem.
    > Neither I not Roland could reproduce this.
    > > It doesn't depend on which version I'm compiling, it depends on which
    > > kernel I'm actually running.
    > >
    > > (2.6.9-rc1 is OK, 2.6.8-rc3-mm3 is not OK.)
    > What about current -linus?
    > Is there any way in which you can do a bit of bisecting, identify the
    > offending patch?

    The problem seems to be surprisingly old.

    In -mm, I was able to reproduce it in (several older -mm
    kernels don't boot on my machine due to the floppy issues already

    In Linus' tree, 2.6.9-rc1 is OK, but both 2.6.9-rc2 and 2.6.9-rc4 show
    this problem.

    What else might matter? Userspace? I'm using a Debian unstable.



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