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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.39-rc7
On Mon, May 09, 2011 at 07:49:48PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> So things have been pretty quiet, and unless something major comes up
> I believe that this will be the last -rc.

Oh no! I was hoping for an extra week!

The patch that I asked to be pulled: (a38647837a411f7df79623128421eef2118b5884)
"xen/mmu: Add workaround "x86-64, mm: Put early page table high"

does not compleltly workaround the regression that the patch from Yinghai titled
'x86-64, mm: Put early page table high" introduced wherein Linux can't boot under Xen.

The failure still encountered:, the
previous git pull request with an outline of the problem
and huge amount of details in

I was hoping that the rc6 could stretch out so that by the time hpa came back from
his travels he would have had a chance to look at:
(or git:// stable/bug-fixes-for-rc6)
which has a more precise patch and fixes the regression.

Linus, what is the right way to go about this?

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