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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.13-rc4
    On Fri, 29 Jul 2005, Mickey Stein wrote:

    > This is regarding *-rc4 and *-rc4-git1: I slapped together my favorite config
    > and gave it a test run. It had a bit of a problem and ground to a halt after
    > spewing these into the log.
    > If I can find the time tomorrow morning, I'll leave parport_pc commented out
    > of modprobe.conf and see if something else pops loose. I don't use the
    > parallel port, but I try to keep a fairly robust config for noticing bugs.

    Hi Mick,

    Can you please try the patch below from Linus (or -git2 tomorrow) and
    confirm that it fixes it for you?


    --- a/include/asm-i386/bitops.h
    +++ b/include/asm-i386/bitops.h
    @@ -335,14 +335,13 @@ static inline unsigned long __ffs(unsign
    static inline int find_first_bit(const unsigned long *addr, unsigned size)
    int x = 0;
    - do {
    - if (*addr)
    - return __ffs(*addr) + x;
    - addr++;
    - if (x >= size)
    - break;
    + while (x < size) {
    + unsigned long val = *addr++;
    + if (val)
    + return __ffs(val) + x;
    x += (sizeof(*addr)<<3);
    - } while (1);
    + }
    return x;

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