[alsa-devel] [1/2] 2.6.21-rc7: known regressions
jgarzik at pobox.com
Tue Apr 17 02:41:19 CEST 2007
Dave Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 05:14:40PM -0700, Brandeburg, Jesse wrote:
> > Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > Subject : laptops with e1000: lockups
> > > References :
> > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=229603
> > > Submitter : Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>
> > > Handled-By : Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg at intel.com>
> > > Status : problem is being debugged
> > this is being actively debugged, here is what we have so far:
> > o v2.6.20: crashes during boot, unless noacpi and nousb bootparams used
> > o v2.6.21-rc6: some userspace issue, crashes just after root mount
> > without init=/bin/bash
> > o v2.6.2X: serial console in docking station spews goo at all speeds
> > with console=ttyS0,bbbbn8 . work continues on this, as we don't know if
> > there are kernel panic messages during the hard lock.
> > o fedora 7 test kernel 2948: boots okay, have been using this as only
> > truly working kernel on this machine.
> > one reproduction of the problem was had with scp -l 5000 <file> <remote>
> > when linked at 100Mb/Full. Tried probably 20 other times same test with
> > no repro, ugh.
> > Otherwise, slogging through continues. We are actively working on this
> > in case it *is* an e1000 issue. Right now the repro is so unlikely we
> > could hardly tell if we fixed it.
> FWIW, I can reproduce this pretty much ondemand, on 100M through
> the ethernet port on a netgear wireless AP.
> A number of our Fedora7 testers are also able to easily reproduce this.
> To isolate e1000, for tomorrows test build I've reverted e1000 to
> the same code that was in 2.6.20. If that works out without causing
> hangs, I'll try and narrow down further which of the dozen csets
> is responsible.
Also, there are e1000 fixes in -mm. At the time (rc2? rc3?) I felt it
was best to get that into -mm for testing, rather than fast-tracking it
But hey, see if they help.
It's the netdev-2.6.git#e1000-fixes branch, if you are git-ified. I was
going to push them first thing 2.6.22.
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