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SubjectRe: memleaks, acpi + ext4 + tty
On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 12:33 PM, John W.
Linville<> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 12:30:15PM -0700, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Luis R. Rodriguez<> wrote:
>> > OK I tried this, I even 'rm -rf * ; git checkout -f' and ..
>> > merge-2009-08-28 tag yields the same issues, long lag upon bootup with
>> > some kmemleaks I cannot even get to check. So somehow something is
>> > different between merge-2009-08-28 and Linus' rc8. This is just
>> > bizarre so to be even safer I'm just going to do a fresh git clone on
>> > wireless-testing.
>> Hey John so I tested wireless-testing on the merge-2009-08-28 tag on a
>> fresh git pull and verified this is indeed busted for me. Although I
>> had tried hpa's linux-2.6-allstable on HEAD just to be sure I am now
>> building Linus' tree from a fresh git clone on the v2.6.31-rc8 tag
>> just to be double check this was indeed not a 2.6.31-rc8 issue but
>> instead *something* on wireless-testing. What that something is is
>> unclear to me still, I guess after all these tests I'll run a manual
>> diff as git doesn't seem to be picking anything up.
> As you determined, there is no difference between merge-2009-08-28
> and v2.6.31-rc8.  If one works and the other doesn't, then the main
> thing not working will be git...

Hm that would suck big time. At any rate, even if it was git
wireless-testing seems to have an issue right now. I'll confirm
shortly with Linus' own tree.

> What is linux-2.6-allstable?

hpa's collection of 2.6 stable kernels, including extraversion stuff.

> My guess is that the culprit is between
> v2.6.31-rc8 and whatever is at the head of linux-2.6-allstable.

But the issue is *not* in linux-2.6-allstable, it is only present on
wireless-testing, and I went as far back as merge-2009-08-28. I was
using whatever tag was available prior to you moving to rc8, and that

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