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2.6.5 is the first kernel that compiles for sparc64, and it
exhibits the same issue (I just tried starting from 2.6.1
and worked my way up).
For the sake of completeness, I also tested 2.6.7, and it
crashed in record time (17 minutes!)
So I'd offer that the "2.6.7 is fine" bit was just noise.
David S. Miller wrote:
> From: "David S. Miller" <davem@...>
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] 2.6 kernel and docs
> Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2005 16:12:53 -0400 (EDT)
>>From: Josh Grebe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2005 14:01:06 -0500
>>>First run it took about 2 hours to crash. I thought it might be an
>>>improvement, so I ran it again and it only took 1 hour to
>>>crash... Which is about the average it was taking before. Otherwise
>>>it looks the same I'm afraid.
>>Ok, thanks a lot for testing.
> Josh, others, give me a little help for a second.
> Can you guys clearly state that 2.6.8 is basically when the problems
> started to surface? This would be an important clue.
> I seem to remember a lot of talk about "2.6.7 is fine".
> Thanks a lot.
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