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Re: Progress on the Alpha distribution at debian-ports

On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 12:19:59PM +1300, Michael Cree wrote:
> On 13/02/2012, at 10:56 AM, Bob Tracy wrote:
> >This is that #$%@! pulseaudio mutex bug we can't seem to get anyone to
> >fix.  There *is* a documented workaround: see Debian bug #649641.
> I've found the bug --- it's in the kernel.  If you are building your  
> own kernel then try the attached patch.  It should fix the pulseaudio  
> problem (and probably some others as well).  The patch is needed for  
> any kernels since 2.6.39 and has not been sent upstream yet.

Saw that go flying by in the linux-kernel and linux-alpha mail lists.
I'll give it a try in the next day or so.  A recent 3.X-rcY didn't work
on my x86 box, so I've got additional reasons for a rebuild.


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