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.
>>> 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
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...