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SubjectRe: [01/38] PCI: Set PCI-E Max Payload Size on fabric
On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 04:03:35PM -0400, Benjamin LaHaise wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 01:56:11PM -0600, Greg KH wrote:
> > > On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 1:24 PM, Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
> ...
> > > I'd like to know more about this regression.
> >
> > It shows up as an oops that prevents the machine from booting.
>
> If it's a regression, the patch should be limited to fixing the bug. As
> it stands, this patch series introduces new functionality, and because it
> goes through a known broken state with the first patch, it may cause
> failures for people if they land in the middle during a bisect. This
> doesn't seem like the right approach for -stable.

Bisection here follows the same problems that happened in Linus's tree,
so that's not a big deal, it happens a lot in stable patches.

greg k-h


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