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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix for Re: timer + fpu stuff locks my console race
On Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 06:33:32PM -0400, Nathaniel W. Filardo wrote:
> Using this patch (against 2.6.5-WOLK3.0), the system doen't crash (the
> program is given SIGSEGV), but it seems to also kill anything else using
> the FPU. Including gkrellm2 with the GkrellWeather plugin.
> Can anybody confirm this or is it just a strange "feature" of my system?

You probably have something using FP in the kernel or I overlooked a case
where it is legally used (then it would need an exception table entry too)
I would be interested in the decoded oops just for curiosity.

As for the fix you can just use Linus' simpler fix that went into -bk.

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