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Re: [BUG] machine check Oops on Alpha

On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 10:58:48PM -0500, Bob Tracy wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 02:32:54AM +0100, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> >  I'd be tempted to run with the patch below to see what's the value of 
> > `la_ptr' early on in processing (`entInt' code in entry.S looks sane to 
> > me, doesn't touch a2).  NB a rebuild doesn't have to be costly if you only 
> > poke at a single file or a few which aren't e.g. headers included from 
> > everywhere.
> Applied.  Build started.  Report to follow in a day or so: I've applied
> other patches to my kernel source tree in the meantime, so a full build
> is unavoidable at this point...  I'll hold off applying any updates
> after this to minimize what must be rebuilt while this issue is being
> worked.  Thank you for your time and trouble!

Build delayed slightly.  Ran into "fs/binfmt_em86.o" build failure
patched by Daniel Wagner back in February (incompatible-pointer-types
warning treated as error by compiler).  Is Daniel's patch queued for
incorporation into the main kernel source tree?


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