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SubjectRe: Regression: patch " hvc_console: display printk messages on console." causing infinite loop with 3.2-rc0 + Xen.
Hi Greg,

On Wed, 2 Nov 2011 18:30:12 -0700 Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Nov 02, 2011 at 12:13:09PM +1100, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, 27 Oct 2011 07:48:06 +0200 Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 01:30:08AM -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> > > > Hey Miche.
> > > >
> > > > The git commit 361162459f62dc0826b82c9690a741a940f457f0:
> > > >
> > > > hvc_console: display printk messages on console.
> > > >
> > > > is causing an infinite loop when booting Linux under Xen, as so:
> > >
> > > Ick, not good, thanks for letting us know.
> >
> > Indeed. I am wondering why it was put in a tree and sent to Linus without
> > any Acks or even being replied to by anyone. It appeared in the tty tree
> > between Oct 14 and Oct 25 (while I was unfortunately on vacation). If
> > anyone had tried to boot this on any PowerPC server, it would have been
> > immediately obvious (as it was when I booted Linus' tree last night).
> >
> > And the original author expressed doubts as to his understanding of how
> > it should all work anyway.
> >
> > Just a little more care, please.
> >
> > I would vote for reverting the original and having it resubmitted with
> > corrections at some later date.
>
> You are right, I will go do that, sorry for the problems.

Ping ...

Linus can you please just revert 361162459f62dc0826b82c9690a741a940f457f0
"hvc_console: display printk messages on console" as it breaks consoles
for all PowerPC server machines.

--
Cheers,
Stephen Rothwell sfr@canb.auug.org.au
http://www.canb.auug.org.au/~sfr/
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