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    SubjectRe: Fw: crash on x86_64 - mm related?
    On Tue, 29 Nov 2005, Ryan Richter wrote:

    > On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 10:48:22PM +0200, Kai Makisara wrote:
    > > On Tue, 29 Nov 2005, Ryan Richter wrote:
    > > > This applies cleanly to 2.6.14.2, do you forsee any problems using it
    > > > with that kernel? I'd like to not change too many things at once.
    > > >
    > > No, I don't see any potential problems applying this patch to 2.6.14.2.
    > > There is nothing specific to 2.6.15-rc2.
    > >
    > > If someone sees that there is something wrong, please yell. The
    > > main purpose of the patch is not to call release_buffering() at the end of
    > > st_write() when starting asynchronous write and call it in
    > > write_behind_check() instead.
    >
    > OK, thanks. I think I'll go ahead and advance to 2.6.14.3 since that
    > should theoretically not cause any problems.
    >
    > One question: do you think the oopses that happened later that actually
    > crashed the box were from damage caused by this bug or is that a
    > different problem?
    >
    I looked at the oopses but, not knowing enough about what is happening
    inside the kernel, I can only hope that they are caused by the st bug(s).
    We will see after testing with the patch.

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    Kai
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