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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.13-rc4
Cal Peake wrote:

>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?
>
>thx,
>-cp
>
>--- 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;
> }
>
>
>
Hi Cal,

I'll give that a go in about 30 minutes and report back, hopefully on
*rc4-* ;) . I'm not sure I'll be around in the morning so will apply
this to today's and see.

Thanks,

Mickey
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