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SubjectRe: Linux v2.6.17-rc4
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On Monday 15 May 2006 06:27, Alistair John Strachan wrote:
> On Sunday 14 May 2006 08:57, Ayaz Abdulla wrote:
> > Alistair John Strachan wrote:
>
> [snip]
>
> > > There's been just a single commit since -rc3:
> > >
> > > forcedeth: fix multi irq issues
> > > ebf34c9b6fcd22338ef764b039b3ac55ed0e297b
> > >
> > > However, it could have just been hidden since before -rc3, so I'll try
> > > to work backwards if nobody has any immediate ideas..
> >
> > The interrupt handler could be called during the same time (on different
> > cpu) the dev->stop function is clearing out the rings (nv_txrx_reset).
>
> FWIW, I can't reproduce the fault with the commitdiff
> ebf34c9b6fcd22338ef764b039b3ac55ed0e297b reverted.

Manfred located the fault and Andrew's holding a fix for it in -mm. Hopefully
it'll end up in mainline before 2.6.17.

--
Cheers,
Alistair.

Third year Computer Science undergraduate.
1F2 55 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh, UK.
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