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SubjectRe: 2.6.22-rc4-mm1
William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 06, 2007 at 02:07:37AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.22-rc4/2.6.22-rc4-mm1/
>> - Somebody broke it on my powerpc G5, but I didn't have time to do yet
>> another bisection yet.
>> - There's a lengthy patch series here from Nick which attempts to address
>> the longstanding pagefault-vs-buffered-write deadlock.
>> A great shower of filesystems were broken and have been disabled with
>> CONFIG_BROKEN. This includes reiser4.
>> - Complex patches which eliminate the kernel's fixed size limit on the
>> command-line length. These break nommu builds.
>
> Someone remind me what the pagefault vs. buffered write deadlock is.
>
> Something brings down i386/qemu before even earlyprintk can handle.
>
> Bisection has narrowed it down to patch 1140 after everything got
> renumbered by peterz' fix for mm-variable-length-argument-support.patch,
> namely containersv10-make-cpusets-a-client-of-containers.patch

Interestingly (and perhaps unrelatedly) on my _good_ boots the first
printk is no longer the kernel banner but the following which sounds
container related also:

Initializing container subsys cpuset

-apw
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