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SubjectRe: [BUG] no boot with 2.6.21-rc3 and later
On Mon, 19 Mar 2007, Bob Tracy wrote:

> I applied all of the 2.6.21-rc2-rc3 incremental patch except for the
> portion applicable to "drivers/ide" files. The problem seems to be
> elsewhere: 2.6.21-rc3 minus the drivers/ide changes still hangs at the
> same spot during the boot process. Any ideas where to look next?
> Thanks!

This really is an excellent opportunity for git-bisect, as you are
trivially and immediately able to reproduce the problem. There are not
that many patches between rc2 and rc3, so it would require only a few
reboots to identify offending patch, and git-bisect is really trivial to
use - see the manpage for the example on the process of bisecting.

Jiri Kosina
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