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SubjectRe: [000/152] 2.6.36.3-stable review
On Thu, Jan 06, 2011 at 01:42:54PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Jan 2011 16:25:00 -0800
> Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
>
> >
> > This is the start of the stable review cycle for the 2.6.36.3 release.
> > There are 152 patches in this series, all will be posted as a response
> > to this one. If anyone has any issues with these being applied, please
> > let us know. If anyone is a maintainer of the proper subsystem, and
> > wants to add a Signed-off-by: line to the patch, please respond with it.
>
> Look sane on first glance but we don't seem to have a revert for the
> serial mess up yet ?
>
> > 7a56aa45982bb87bfca98a2832b5ae782c03364a is the first bad commit
> > commit 7a56aa45982bb87bfca98a2832b5ae782c03364a
> > Author: Yegor Yefremov <yegor_sub1@visionsystems.de>
> > Date: Wed Jun 16 16:29:55 2010 +0200
> >
> > serial: add UART_CAP_EFR and UART_CAP_SLEEP flags to 16C950 UARTs
> > definition
> >
> > Adding UART_CAP_EFR and UART_CAP_SLEEP flags will enable sleep
> > mode
> > and automatic CTS flow control for 16C950 UARTs. It will also
> > avoid
> > capabilities detection warning like this:
> >
> > "ttyS0: detected caps 00000700 should be 00000100"
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Yegor Yefremov <yegorslists@googlemail.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
>
>
> Has been bisected by several people to be causing failures and reported ?

Hm, I saw Pavel reported a problem, but I didn't get a definate "this
must be reverted" resolution from that thread. It looked like we should
just drop one of these flags perhaps?

I can revert it if it really is an issue, but it needs to be reverted in
Linus's tree first, before going to stable.

thanks,

greg k-h


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