Re: HPPA and lenny
On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 11:08:59PM +0100, Helge Deller wrote:
> 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...
Thanks Helge! Just in case its relevant to your investigation, note
that this is also an issue when using a pure NPTL environment.