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    SubjectRe: i386 pda patches
    Andrew Morton wrote:
    > I am unable to correlate what's in Andi's tree with the PDA-related emails
    > on this list. Why is this?

    I'm not sure what's in Andi's tree. He mentioned that he had trouble
    merging a previous patch I had, but it wasn't a particularly big change.

    Andi, where can I get your tree?

    > Anyway, the PDA patches are causing my little old dual-pIII to reboot about
    > one second into the boot process.

    Interesting. Have there been any other complaints about -mm crashing?
    There's nothing in here which is "new cpu"; it should work the same all
    the way back to an i386.

    > Bisection says:
    > x86_64-mm-i386-pda-asm-offsets.patch
    > x86_64-mm-i386-pda-basics.patch OK
    > x86_64-mm-i386-pda-init-pda.patch oops
    > x86_64-mm-i386-pda-use-gs.patch reboot
    > x86_64-mm-i386-pda-user-abi.patch BAD
    > x86_64-mm-i386-pda-vm86.patch
    > x86_64-mm-i386-pda-smp-processorid.patch
    > x86_64-mm-i386-pda-current.patch
    > So x86_64-mm-i386-pda-init-pda.patch causes the below oops and
    > x86_64-mm-i386-pda-use-gs.patch causes the instareboot.
    > Compat vDSO mapped to ffffe000.
    > Checking 'hlt' instruction... OK.
    > SMP alternatives: switching to UP code
    > CPU0: Intel Pentium III (Coppermine) stepping 03
    > SMP alternatives: switching to SMP code
    > Booting processor 1/1 eip 2000
    > Initializing CPU#1
    > general protection fault: 0080 [#1]
    > SMP
    > last sysfs file:
    > Modules linked in:
    > CPU: 1
    > EIP: 0060:[<c010ad63>] Not tainted VLI
    > EFLAGS: 00010086 (2.6.18 #8)
    > EIP is at cpu_init+0x153/0x2b0
    What line does this EIP correspond to?

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