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SubjectRe: [AGPGART] intel_agp: use table for device probe
On Sun, Jun 17, 2007 at 06:22:35PM +0200, Carlo Wood wrote:

> > Hi Dave, I have an amd64 box for which every kernel
> > after 2.6.18 hangs during boot, so I have no dmesg :(
> >
> > I used git bisect to find out where the problem patch is,
> > and assuming bisect works (imho it jumped between versions
> > very weirdly: closing in on the last 6 revisions, it
> > jumped from 2.6.18 to 2.6.18-rc2 to 2.6.18-rc6), the problem
> > is a patch in intel-agp.c, where support for the intel 965G
> > is added (which I have).
> Dave, I have no idea why you never replied to this -- don't
> you care that kernels 2.6.19 through 2.6.21 lockup on boot? --

Sometimes things fall through the cracks..
I haven't heard any similar problems, which makes it somewhat odd.

> The patch causes my machine to lock up and/or crash
> in various ways (depending on the exact version of the kernel),
> very shortly after printing: agpgart: Detected an Intel 965G Chipset.
>
> The first kernel version that stops doing that is 2.6.22-rc5.
> I used git bisect once more to find the patch that fixes this bug:
> I am mailing this mostly because the comment doesn't seem to indicate
> that the author is aware that this patch fixes an existing regression
> (it worked fine for me with 2.6.18).

Indeed, it was unknown to me too, this should have just been
a clean-up.

> If anyone wants to know more (like what hardware I'm using), please
> show me that you're actually alive / reading my mails.

Out of curiousity, I'd like to see your lspci
(not -v or anything, just run with no args)

Dave


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