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    SubjectRe: 2.6.15-rc6: known regressions in the kernel Bugzilla
    On Thu, Dec 22, 2005 at 12:52:09AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> wrote:
    > >
    > > The following bugs in the kernel Bugzilla [1] contain regressions in
    > > 2.6.15-rc compared to 2.6.14 with patches:
    >
    > Thanks for tracking this. Although I fear it won't come to much.

    People had been complaining about a lack of testing prior to the final
    release of a kernel.

    If this was meant serious, we should try hard to fix all regressions
    reported by people who do test -rc and -git kernels.

    > non-bugzilla post-2.6.14 bugs which I've squirelled away include:
    >
    >
    > From: Brice Goglin <Brice.Goglin@ens-lyon.org>
    > Subject: Linux 2.6.14: Badness in as-iosched

    As the subject says, this is not a post-2.6.14 regression.

    Besides this, Jens (Cc'ed) sent a patch for it:
    http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/11/20/119

    Was there a reason why it wasn't applied?

    > From: Charles-Edouard Ruault <ce@ruault.com>
    > Subject: [BUG] kernel 2.6.14.2 breaks IPSEC

    As the subject says, this is not a post-2.6.14 regression.

    And reading the discussion on netdev, it seems this wasn't ever expected
    to work without additional netfilter patches.

    > From: Michael Madore <michael.madore@gmail.com>
    > Subject: USB handoff, irq 193: nobody cared!

    If this is still present, David should look into it:
    http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0511.1/2243.html

    > From: Wu Fengguang <wfg@mail.ustc.edu.cn>
    > Subject: BUG: spinlock recursion on 2.6.14-mm2 when oprofiling

    If this affects Linus' tree, a patch for it is in -mm.

    > From: Miles Lane <miles.lane@gmail.com>
    > Subject: 2.6.15-rc2-git6 + ipw2200 1.0.8 -- Slab corruption

    As the subject says, this is a problem when using an external version of
    this driver.

    > From: "Gottfried Haider" <gohai@gmx.net>
    > Subject: [2.6.15-rc2] 8139too probe fails (pci related?)

    According to the report perhaps not a post-2.6.14 regression.

    But anyways, this should be better debugged.

    @Gottfried:
    Does it work with kernel 2.6.14.4?
    Does it work with kernel 2.6.15-rc6?
    If it stil fails, can you send a complete dmesg for 2.6.15-rc6?

    > From: Steve Work <swork@aventail.com>
    > Subject: Multi-thread corefiles broken since April

    As the subject says, this is not a post-2.6.14 regression.

    > From: Diego Calleja <diegocg@gmail.com>
    > Subject: Oops with w9968cf

    @Luca, Greg:
    http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/12/12/91

    > From: John Reiser <jreiser@BitWagon.com>
    > Subject: control placement of vDSO page

    This is not a post-2.6.14 regression.

    > From: "P. Christeas" <p_christ@hol.gr>
    > Subject: No sound from CX23880 tuner w. 2.6.15-rc5

    No answer by the submitter when being asked for more information.

    > Subject: x86_64 timekeeping buglets
    > From: Jim Houston <jim.houston@comcast.net>

    Reported against 2.6.13, therefore not a post-2.6.14 regression.

    cu
    Adrian

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