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SubjectRe: 2.6.25-rc7-git2: Reported regressions from 2.6.24
On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 12:16:03PM +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Mar 2008, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00:25PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2008-03-28 at 11:58 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > > > On Fri, 28 Mar 2008, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > > > > > Bug-Entry : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9969
> > > > > > Subject : 2.6.24-git15 Keyboard Issue?
> > > > > > Submitter : Chris Holvenstot <cholvenstot@comcast.net>
> > > > > > Date : 2008-02-06 14:02 (51 days old)
> > > > > > References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/2/6/100
> > > > > > http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/2/13/82
> > > > > > Handled-By : Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> > > > > > Patch : http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/2/15/343
> > > > >
> > > > > asked the bug reporter for an update.
> > > >
> > > > Now that lkml.org is working again, I checked the patch which is
> > > > referenced above and I have a hard time to connect it even remotely to
> > > > that bug.
> > > >
> > > > As far as I can tell the discussion on lkml identified GROUP_SCHED=y
> > > > as the culprit, but I have no idea whether there was any resolution
> > > > other than disabling GROUP_SCHED.
> > > >
> > > > Peter ??
> > >
> > > Correct, I am working on the issue but that's not going to be .25 stuff.
> >
> > How are we going to get 2.6.25 working no worse than 2.6.24?
> >
> > Letting GROUP_SCHED depend on BROKEN would sound logical, but that would
> > also kill FAIR_GROUP_SCHED.
>
> I think default it to off should be sufficient.

A system administrator saying yes to GROUP_SCHED when running
"make oldconfig" can hardly be blamed for doing so, and "makes your
mouse and keyboard unusable" mustn't be the result.

Avoiding unexpected breakages when toggling an option is _much_ more
important than e.g. whether some exotic randconfig configuration
compiles.

> Thanks,
> tglx

cu
Adrian

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of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed



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