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From: Christophe Leroy <>
To: Larry Finger <>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <>,
	ppc-dev <>,
	LKML <>
Subject: Re: Kernel bug in 5.7 for PPC32 on PowerBook G4 - bisected to commit 697ece7
Date: Sat, 23 May 2020 19:30:20 +0200
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Hi Larry,

Le 23/05/2020 à 19:24, Larry Finger a écrit :
> Hi Christophe,
> Although kernel 5.7.0-rc2 appeared to boot cleanly, it failed on my G4 
> when I tried to generate a new kernel. The following BUG message is logged:


> This problem was bisected to commit 697ece7 ("powerpc/32s: reorder Linux 
> PTE bits to better match Hash PTE bits").

Being reversed in new -rc , see

> If I had done more rigorous tests earlier, I would have found the bug 
> with more time to fix it before release of 5.7, but every other problem 
> I have found happened at boot, not when the machine had to swap.
> Thanks,
> Larry


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2020-05-23 17:24 Larry Finger
2020-05-23 17:30 ` Christophe Leroy [this message]
2020-05-23 19:49   ` Larry Finger

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