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SubjectRe: Oops in 2.6.10-rc1
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On Sun, 7 Nov 2004 08:57:40 -0800 (PST), Linus Torvalds wrote
>
> You can check the ALSA tree _before_ the merge, by doing (in
> the current tree):
>
> bk undo -a1.2000.7.2
>
> which should give you a tree without any of "my" stuff, ie it
> was what Jaroslav was working on before he merged it into the
> standard tree.

yes, i already did so, i think:

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=109979092216919&w=2

but i did it this way:
bk clone -r1.2000.7.1 linux-2.6-BK linux-2.6-BK-test
bk undo -a1.2010

(probably wrong, so i'll repeat it as you suggeseted)

> (BK revision numbers change on merges, so the above number is
> not necessarily the right one unless you have the current -bk

aha!

> A quick suggestion: make sure that there is not some stale
> object file lying around confusing things about memory layout,
> and do a "make clean" and make sure that all old modules are
> clean too and re-installed.

really: i always do "make clean", even "make mrproper" sometimes, just
to be sure. and i am quite certain, that i did not forget to install the
modules. but i'll keep my eyes open, yes.

> The kernel dependencies should be correct, but even then there can be
> problems with clocks that are off a bit etc.

i'm updating via "ntpdate" on every boot. i am even using a (faster) 2nd
machine for my build and the bk things right now: building a current -bk
on boths hosts gives me this error.

> Yes, that makes me suspicious, and is one reason why I wonder
> if it's just your tree not being built right.

i'll build a -bk snapshot from a tar.bz2 later on and see what it gives.

> There are different revision numbers: there's the revision
> number for the _file_, and there is the revision number for
> the _change_.

aha. it was kinda confusing...now i got it, i think ;)

again: thank you for your time on this rainy weekend,
Christian.
--
BOFH excuse #8:

static buildup
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