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SubjectRe: Linux 4.17.7
On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 04:11:26AM -0700, Nathan Chancellor wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 12:59:29PM +0200, Greg KH wrote:
> > NOTE, this kernel release is broken for i386 systems. If you are
> > running such a machine, do NOT update to this release, you will not be
> > able to boot properly.
> >
> > I did this release anyway with this known problem as there is a fix in
> > here for x86-64 systems that was nasty to track down and was affecting
> > people. Given that the huge majority of systems are NOT i386, I felt
> > this was a safe release to do at this point in time.
> >
> > Once the proper fix for i386 systems has been accepted into Linus's tree
> > (it has been posted already), I will pick it up and do a new 4.17.y
> > release so that users of those systems can update.
> >
> Just a heads up, it was picked up by Linux yesterday but it wasn't
> tagged for stable: d1b47a7c9efc ("mm: don't do zero_resv_unavail if
> memmap is not allocated").

Ah, I missed that! Now queued up, let's run this on my build system and
then push it out for the world to test in a few hours.


greg k-h

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