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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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