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SubjectRe: [BUG] 2.6.25-rc5-mm1 kernel panic with "Exception: 501 " on powerpc
On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 10:46:45AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Mar 2008 18:25:37 +0530 Kamalesh Babulal <kamalesh@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> Beats me. Maybe we're still enabling interrupts too early. But the new
> semaphore code got fixed (didn't it?)

On the 7th, according to my records. Easy to check -- look in
kernel/semaphore.c and see whether down() is using spin_lock_irqsave
(good) or spin_lock_irq (bad).

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