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SubjectRe: [2.6.25-rc5-mm1] BUG: spinlock bad magic early during boot
On Saturday 15 March 2008, Éric Piel wrote:
> 15/03/08 20:21, Linus Torvalds wrote/a écrit:
> >
> > I've reverted the whole thing. Or rather, since there were various small
> > fixup commits over time, and a simple revert doesn't really work, I ended
> > up just removing the option and the code that was conditional on it - that
> > way, if we really want to fight this out some time (after 2.6.25 is out)
> > or some vendor wants to use a known-broken option anyway, there's a simple
> > and fairly clean commit to revert the revert.
> >
> > It's commit 9a9e0d685553af76cb6ae2af93cca4913e7fcd47, see
> >
> >;a=commitdiff;h=9a9e0d685553af76cb6ae2af93cca4913e7fcd47
> >
> > for details if you aren't a git person.

> It's a pity, I had just nearly finished a new approach. Instead of
> relying on populate_rootfs() and the filesystem infrastructure, the new
> approach directly finds the file in the initramfs. With
> unpack_to_rootfs(), it turned out to be rather straightforward. Attached
> is a half-tested version of the patch (it boots and works but I haven't
> compiled without the option yet). Just in case you would like to change
> your mind ;-)

I recommend that you make a new proposal for 2.6.26
that applies on top of Linus' top-of-tree and that we
include lkml in hashing it out rather than just linux-acpi.

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