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SubjectRe: memleaks, acpi + ext4 + tty
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On Mon, 2009-08-31 at 16:54 -0700, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 1:02 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez<mcgrof@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 12:47 PM, John W.
> > Linville<linville@tuxdriver.com> wrote:
> >> On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 12:43:01PM -0700, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> >>> On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 12:33 PM, John W.
> >>> Linville<linville@tuxdriver.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> > 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
> >>> worked.
> >>
> >> OK, then I can only guess that something went wrong in your bisection
> >> (e.g. dirty build, something not marked properly, etc).
> >
> > Well so remember I did a clean git clone of wireless-testing and the
> > issue was still there, but I determined just now it seems rc8 from
> > Linus does indeed also have the issue. For some reason the issue was
> > not present on hpa's rc8 on linux-2.6-allstable. Will double check on
> > that again.
>
> OK so hpa's tree just had all of Linus' stuff pulled, not just rc8. It
> turns out Eric Paris' inotify patches are required to fix 2.6.31-rc8
> for me.. I tested just one patch and it fixed my bootup lag:
>
> http://git.infradead.org/users/eparis/notify.git/commit/b962e7312ae87006aed6f68ceee94bdf8db08338
>
> FWIW for that patch:
>
> Tested-by: Luis R. Rodriguez <lrodriguez@atheros.com>
>
> So -- you if you're like me and had issues with bootup lag on
> wireless-testing, you can probably fix your wireless-testing by
> pulling his patches:
>
> git pull git://git.infradead.org/users/eparis/notify.git for-linus
>
> I saw Linus had some other fixes but I'll wait for rc9 for that as my
> box seems reasonably stable right now.

Yes, -rc8 broke pretty badly for a number of people. Linus did pull all
of the fixes that I know of. I wouldn't suggest pulling just that one
commit. All 3 of the post -rc8 patches in my tree fix -rc8
regressions :(



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