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    SubjectRe: [000/152] 2.6.36.3-stable review
    On Fri, Jan 07, 2011 at 04:07:24PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
    > > 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.
    >
    > Flow control flag seems to be responsible.
    >
    > But... it hits me and then... me. So I'd like to see it resolved in
    > devel tree, but it may not 100% vital for stable.

    Ok, care to make up a patch I can apply for Linus's tree first that
    works for you?

    thanks,

    greg k-h


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