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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.17-rc2
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On Wednesday 19 April 2006 04:27, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Instead of the normal one-week release schedule, there was now two weeks
> between 2.6.17-rc1 and -rc2, partly because I was travelling for one of
> those weeks, but partly because it was really quiet for a while. Likely a
> lot of people are concentrating on 2.6.16 and vendor releases.
>
> It picked up a bit in the last few days (it's also possible that the US
> people were all just stressed out over tax season ;), and I cut a
> 2.6.17-rc2. I expect to be back to the weekly schedule now, even if it is
> quiet (which I hope it will be).
>
> Not a lot of hugely interesting stuff, with a large portion of the diff
> being a late MIPS update (tssk tssk), and the huge diff from the
> long over-due removal of the Sangoma wan drivers that have been marked
> BROKEN for a long time. Same goes for the qlogicfc driver (which has been
> supplanted by the qla2xxx driver).
>
> As a result, the diff has just tons of deletions, even if most of the rest
> of the changes aren't all that big. But there are netfilter fixes, some
> more splice work, and just tons of random stuff: usb, scsi, knfsd, fuse,
> infiniband..

Something in here (or -rc1, I didn't test that) broke WINE. x86-64 kernel,
32bit WINE, works fine on 2.6.16.7. I'll check whether -rc1 had the same
problem and work backwards, but just in case somebody has an idea..

[alistair] 11:17 [~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Warcraft III] wine
war3.exe -opengl
wine: Unhandled page fault on write access to 0x00495000 at address 0x495000
(thread 0009), starting debugger...
WineDbg starting on pid 0x8
Unhandled exception: page fault on write access to 0x00495000 in 32-bit code
(0x00495000).
Register dump:
CS:0023 SS:002b DS:002b ES:002b FS:006b GS:0063
EIP:00495000 ESP:7f9eff0c EBP:7f9effe8 EFLAGS:00010246( - 00 -RIZP1)
EAX:00000000 EBX:7fcb4710 ECX:00400000 EDX:00000000
ESI:7ffdf3a0 EDI:00495000
Stack dump:
0x7f9eff0c: 7fc794de 7ffdf3a0 00000000 00000000
0x7f9eff1c: 00000000 ffffffff 7fc35ff8 7fc4caf0
0x7f9eff2c: 7fcb4710 00400000 7fcaf784 7f9effe8
0x7f9eff3c: 16d2f22f 168b9967 00000001 00000000
0x7f9eff4c: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
0x7f9eff5c: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
Backtrace:
=>1 0x00495000 EntryPoint in war3 (0x00495000)
2 0xf7f763ab wine_switch_to_stack+0x17 in libwine.so.1 (0xf7f763ab)
0x00495000 EntryPoint in war3: pushl %eax

--
Cheers,
Alistair.

Third year Computer Science undergraduate.
1F2 55 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh, UK.
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