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    SubjectRe: 2.6.19-rc5-mm1
    On Thu, 9 Nov 2006 01:44:53 +0100
    "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl> wrote:

    > On Thursday, 9 November 2006 01:17, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > On Thu, 9 Nov 2006 00:31:34 +0100
    > > "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl> wrote:
    > >
    > > > On Wednesday, 8 November 2006 10:54, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > > >
    > > > > Temporarily at
    > > > >
    > > > > http://userweb.kernel.org/~akpm/2.6.19-rc5-mm1/
    > > > >
    > > > > will turn up at
    > > > >
    > > > > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.19-rc5/2.6.19-rc5-mm1/
    > > > >
    > > > > when kernel.org mirroring catches up.
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > > - Merged the Kernel-based Virtual Machine patches. See kvm.sf.net for
    > > > > userspace tools, instructions, etc.
    > > > >
    > > > > It needs a recent binutils to build.
    > > > >
    > > > > - The hrtimer+dynticks code still doesn't work right for machines which halt
    > > > > their TSC in low-power states.
    > > >
    > > > On my HPC nx6325 it doesn't even reach the point in which the messages become
    > > > visible on the console, so I'm unable to get any debug info from it.
    > >
    > > Nice. You're using earlyprintk?
    >
    > earlyprintk=vga doesn't show anything (ie. blank screen), so it seems to crash
    > really early.

    OK, so it's definitely bisection time.

    > I'm unable to reproduce the problem on a non-SMP box (Asus L5D), which works
    > just fine with this kernel, but on the other SMP box the framebuffer is broken
    > (displays all fonts inverted, as in a mirror)

    Which fbdev driver? (suspect fbcon-rere-fix-little-endian-bogosity-in-slow_imageblit.patch)

    > and the kernel says it cannot
    > mount the root fs (which is on an md-raid).

    hm, there was probably some earlier message which tells us why that
    happened. Doing a capure-and-compare on the dmesg output would be nice
    (netconsole?)


    > All boxes are x86_64, the .config for nx6325 is attached.
    >
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