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SubjectRe: 2.5.1-pre5 not easy to boot with devfs
Alexander Viro writes:
>
>
> On Sun, 2 Dec 2001, Pierre Rousselet wrote:
>
> > Here is the final (i hope) verdict of my devfs testbox :
> >
> > 2.4.16 with devfsd-1.3.18/1.3.20 : OK
> > 2.4.17-pre1 " : Broken
> > 2.5.1-pre1 " : OK
> > 2.5.1-pre2 with or without v200 : Broken
> > 2.5.1-pre5 " : Broken
>
> IOW, merge of new devfs code (2.4.17-pre1 in -STABLE, 2.5.1-pre2 in -CURRENT).
>
> We really need CONFIG_DEBUG_* forced if CONFIG_DEVFS_FS is set. Otherwise
> we'll be getting tons of bug reports due to silent memory corruption.
>
> Keith, is there a decent way to do that? For 2.4.17 it would help a
> lot...

Is that worth the effort? Hopefully by 2.4.17-rc I'll have fixed the
bug, so it won't be an issue.

Regards,

Richard....
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Current: rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca
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