Re: 2.6.15-rc7: known regressions

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On Mon, Jan 02, 2006 at 06:07:52PM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Monday 02 January 2006 17:46, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > Subject    : x86_64: PANIC: early exception
> > References :
> > Status     : Andi considers his patch too risky for 2.6.15,
> >              workaround available, should be noted in the
> >              final 2.6.15 announcement
> If it worked in 2.6.14 then only by extreme luck and probably
> also ran into problems later. The BIOS in this case is terminally broken. 
> So I wouldn't consider this a real regression.

Unless I misread the Bugzilla bug, the submitter was extremely lucky
in 2.6.14 making it a regression for him.

But discussing this point won't buy us much.

Would you veto against a section "known regressions" in the final 2.6.15
announcement listing this issue with a link to the Bugzilla bug?

> -Andi



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        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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