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From: Josh Grebe <squash@g.o>
To: "David S. Miller" <davem@××××××.com>
Cc: gentoo-sparc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] 2.6 kernel and docs
Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2005 04:33:26
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-sparc] 2.6 kernel and docs by "David S. Miller"
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Hi Dave,

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@××××××.com> > Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] 2.6 kernel and docs > Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2005 16:12:53 -0400 (EDT) > > >>From: Josh Grebe <squash@g.o> >>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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Re: [gentoo-sparc] 2.6 kernel and docs "David S. Miller" <davem@××××××.com>