Bug#650119: fails to boot on HP DL380 g4
On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 05:13:52PM -0600, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> Greg KH wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 03:58:43PM -0600, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> >> Stephen, once it hits mainline, would 6225da481597 be a candidate for
> >> the current-maintained stable trees >= 2.6.36, or does it have any
> >> prerequisites or followups that should go with it?
> > <formletter>
> > This is not the correct way to submit patches for inclusion in the
> > stable kernel tree. Please read Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
> > for how to do this properly.
> I thought step 1 in the right way was for the patch to hit mainline. :)
Yes it is, and until that happens, why are you emailing
email@example.com about this? There's nothing I can do about it at
this point in time, except have it cause me extra work :(
> The patch:
> - is obviously correct and tested against 3.1.y
> - is very short
> - fixes only one thing
> - fixes a real bug that bothered people (boot failure)
> - also removes the deprecated IRQF_DISABLED flag; I'd be happy to undo
> that part and get another round of testing before sending it to you
> - would obviously follow Documentation/SubmittingPatches rules when
> sending it to you
> - does *not* yet have an analog in linus's tree. BTW, I'm not sure
> why this isn't in Jens's for-linus branch.
That last one is the stickler, please work on that, without that,
there's nothing I can do here.