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SubjectRe: [git pull] ftrace for v2.6.27

* Steven Rostedt <> wrote:

> Bruce Duncan wrote:
>> Hi Ingo, Steven, everyone,
>> [ Please CC me in replies ]
>> I have just tracked down a regression in 2.6.27-rc2 wrt 2.6.26. Commit
>> 77a2b37d227483fe52aead242652aee406c25bf0 (ftrace: startup tester on
>> dynamic tracing.) causes my laptop to fail to resume from S3 (it simply
>> reboots about a second after the resume starts and the display never
>> shows anything).
>> The patch doesn't revert with patch -R (I don't know if there's a
>> cleverer way to ask git to revert it), but the problem goes away if I
>> The commit and bisect log are attached. Please can you help me to debug this?
> I found that I have a box that displays this bug. Without FTRACE it
> suspends and resumes fine. With FTRACE enabled, it does not.
> I'll be actively debugging it now. (unfortunately, as with all new
> laptops, I don't have a serial for it).

try latest tip/master plus an USB debug key, then enable
CONFIG_EARLY_PRINTK_DBGP=y in your .config on the host, add the
earlyprintk=dbgp,keep boot parameter and reboot [and disable USB for
good measure]. On the other host you connect to via an USB cable, enable
USB_SERIAL_DEBUG=y and use /dev/ttyUSB0 with the serial terminal app of
your choice.

that, as long as the USB ports are operational, gives a working serial
console on just about any laptop.


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