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SubjectRe: Linux v2.6.17-rc4
On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 12:44:22PM +0200, Michael Buesch wrote:
> On Friday 12 May 2006 12:24, you wrote:
> > On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 04:44:03PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > > Ok, I've let the release time between -rc's slide a bit too much again,
> > > but -rc4 is out there, and this is the time to hunker down for 2.6.17.
> > >
> > > If you know of any regressions, please holler now, so that we don't miss
> > > them.
> >
> > I got assertion failures in the bcm43xx driver:
> >
> > bcm43xx: Chip ID 0x4318, rev 0x2
>
> That is expected an non-fatal.

Assertion failed sounds rather fatal to me.

> It is no regression.

It is, I didn't see it in 2.6.17-rc3.

> We are working on it, but there won't be any fix for 2.6.17, as
> very intrusive changes are needed to fix this.

If it's non-fatal, could you remove the assertion, or make it print
something that sounds less fatal?


Erik


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