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SubjectRe: Yet another 2.6.35 regression (AGP)?
Jesse Barnes wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Jul 2010 10:21:56 -0400
> Woody Suwalski<> wrote:
>> I have found one system, where 2.6.35 does not work (as tested with rc3
>> and rc4)
>> That Intel system has no problems in 2.6.33.x nor
>> The problem seems to be in AGP - I can boot if I specify "agp=off" - but
>> of course only in text mode...
>> There seems to be a hard lock-up, so the only way to show the crash is
>> by picture 8-)
>> Since I do not build kernel on that machine, I did not do any bisect
>> tests, however if someone is interested in digging deeper, I can try...
>> Preferably a patch to try out ;-)
>> This bug seems to be different then
>> Should it be blamed on BIOS (the conflict indicated just before the crash)?
> Well even if the BIOS is doing something bad, if we handled it in
> earlier kernels we should handle it today. So this sounds like a
> regression.
> A bisect should help if it was working before, can you do that?
OK, I have never really done the brute-force bissecting, but there is
always first time...
Will try to do it over the weekend...

Unless U will be visiting Ottawa and want to do it yourself ;-)


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