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SubjectRe: ACPI hotplug panic with current git head
On Thu, 15 Jan 2009, James Bottomley wrote:

> On Mon, 2009-01-12 at 18:48 -0600, James Bottomley wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-01-12 at 16:16 -0500, Len Brown wrote:
> > > > This is on an IBM Maia system with the calgary IOMMU enabled. It's a
> > > > fatal boot up panic.
> > > >
> > >
> > > James,
> > > A guided bisect...
> > > Please let me know which of these fail
> > >
> > > a3a798c88a14b35e5d4ca30716dbc9eb9a1ddfe2 is 2.6.29 at ACPI merge
> > > efcb3cf7f00c3c424db012380a8a974c2676a3c8 is 2.6.29 before ACPI merge
> >
> > Didn't try these (being after the failure)
> >
> > > ec9f168fcc344d2ffec1c8c822076bf22dab5c33 is 2.6.28 with most ACPI
> >
> > This is the failing one.
> >
> > > e8443c358c34f3fe65236e24147ddf0cd0e61b08 is 2.6.28 plus just ACPICA
> >
> > This one boots fine.
> >
> > > Please test the "2.6.28+ACPICA" one first.
> > > If it fails, we are close so you can skip the others above
> > > and bisect between that and 2.6.28.
> >
> > I'll try bisecting between ec9f168fcc344d2ffec1c8c822076bf22dab5c33 and
> > e8443c358c34f3fe65236e24147ddf0cd0e61b08.
>
> OK, bisection complete. It's not actually coming from the ACPI tree but
> from the PCI one (appropriate CC's added).
>
> The commit causing the boot panic is:
>
> commit e8c331e963c58b83db24b7d0e39e8c07f687dbc6
> Author: Kenji Kaneshige <kaneshige.kenji@jp.fujitsu.com>
> Date: Wed Dec 17 12:09:12 2008 +0900
>
> PCI hotplug: introduce functions for ACPI slot detection
>
> I'm still not sure why, though

Nothing jumped out at me in the patch.
Does reverting e8c331e963c58b83db24b7d0e39e8c07f687dbc6
make the boot crash go away?

thanks,
Len Brown, Intel Open Source Technology Center



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