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SubjectRe: long-term regression
On Thu, 21 Jun 2007 05:28:07 -0700 Andrew Morton wrote:

> > On Sun, 17 Jun 2007 10:57:55 -0700 (PDT) david@lang.hm wrote:
> > I haven't had time to bisect this, but I'm having a problem on a AMD64
> > gentoo system where the printer doesn't work with recent kernels.
> >
> > 2.6.18-rc3 worked
> > 2.6.21.1 doesn't
> > 2.6.22-rc4 doesn't
> >
> > unfortunantly the system is gooted on 2.6.18 at the moment and I'm out of
> > town so my ability to test is limited I can provide the 2.6.22-rc4
> > (attached) and 2.6.18-rc3 configs.
> >
> > dmesg appears to show the port being detected, but writes to the port
> > under newer kernels appear to complete, but no data gets to the printer.
> >
> > any suggestions other then doing the large bisect?
>
> That would be good, thanks. Please be sure to cc linux-usb-devel on
> the results.

OK, I'm curious about how someone deduced that this is a problem
with a USB printer vs. parallel port printer since the config file has:

CONFIG_PRINTER=y
CONFIG_USB_PRINTER=y

The kernel boot log should probably be posted also.

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