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Re: HPPA and lenny

dann frazier wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 08:30:25PM +0100, Peter Palfrader wrote:
>> Helge Deller schrieb am Montag, dem 15. Dezember 2008:
>>> Matt Taggart wrote:
>>>> The real problem is that no one is fixing hppa kernel problems. I don't see 
>>>> much point in keeping the archive up to date if nobody is working on fixing 
>>>> the kernel (not currently and I suspect not in the future either). This has 
>>>> been stated on the debian-hppa list several times over a long period and in 
>>>> that time no one (AFAIK) has stepped up to work on it.
>>> Matt,
>>> We have done quite some bugfixing in the last weeks and upstream
>>> 2.6.28-rcX works pretty well now.
>> What does that mean for the lenny 2.6.26 kernel?
> Well, obviously when there's a fix upstream we will look at
> backporting this into 2.6.26.

I've just posted a short analysis of the problem and a proposed kernel
patch in:

It fixes the kernel crashes for me and should help to do further
analysis without crashing the running linux kernel.

The patch (and the problem) needs further discussion on parisc-linux
kernel mailing list though...


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