From: Andrew Morton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: email@example.com (Bob Tracy)
Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,
firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: [BUG] 2.6.23-rc3 can't see sd partitions on Alpha
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 02:26:46 -0800 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
On Thu, 6 Dec 2007 23:07:08 -0600 (CST) firstname.lastname@example.org (Bob Tracy) wrote:
> Andrew Morton wrote:
> > commit 6f37ac793d6ba7b35d338f791974166f67fdd9ba
> > Merge: 2f1f53b... d90bf5a...
> > Author: Linus Torvalds <email@example.com>
> > Date: Wed Nov 14 18:51:48 2007 -0800
> > Merge branch 'master' of master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/n
> > * 'master' of master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net-2.6:
> > [NET]: rt_check_expire() can take a long time, add a cond_resched()
> > [ISDN] sc: Really, really fix warning
> > [ISDN] sc: Fix sndpkt to have the correct number of arguments
> > [TCP] FRTO: Clear frto_highmark only after process_frto that uses it
> > [NET]: Remove notifier block from chain when register_netdevice_notifier f
> > [FS_ENET]: Fix module build.
> > [TCP]: Make sure write_queue_from does not begin with NULL ptr
> > [TCP]: Fix size calculation in sk_stream_alloc_pskb
> > [S2IO]: Fixed memory leak when MSI-X vector allocation fails
> > [BONDING]: Fix resource use after free
> > [SYSCTL]: Fix warning for token-ring from sysctl checker
> > [NET] random : secure_tcp_sequence_number should not assume CONFIG_KTIME_S
> > [IWLWIFI]: Not correctly dealing with hotunplug.
> > [TCP] FRTO: Plug potential LOST-bit leak
> > [TCP] FRTO: Limit snd_cwnd if TCP was application limited
> > [E1000]: Fix schedule while atomic when called from mii-tool.
> > [NETX]: Fix build failure added by 2.6.24 statistics cleanup.
> > [EP93xx_ETH]: Build fix after 2.6.24 NAPI changes.
> > [PKT_SCHED]: Check subqueue status before calling hard_start_xmit
> > I'm struggling to see how any of those could have broken block device
> > mounting on alpha. Are you sure you bisected right?
> Based on what's in that commit, it *does* appear something went wrong
> with bisection. If the implicated commit is the next one in time
> sequence relative to
> # good: [2f1f53bdc6531696934f6ee7bbdfa2ab4f4f62a3] CRISv10 fasttimer: Scrap INLINE and name timeval_cmp better
> then the test of whether I bisected correctly is as simple as applying
> the commit and seeing if things break, because I'm running on the
> kernel corresponding to 2f1f53bdc6531696934f6ee7bbdfa2ab4f4f62a3 right
> now. Let me give that a try and I'll report back. Worst case, I'll
> have to start over and write off the past four days...
Gad. I trust the second time will be faster.
git-bisect _is_ very error prone. I find one of the problems is that each
step is so far apart in time that you forget what you were doing. Did I
remember to test that iteration? Did I install the right kernel? etc.
> Sorry about this...
Not appropriate ;) Thanks for helping out.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2007-12-07 10:27 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 40+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2007-11-18 5:20 [BUG] 2.6.23-rc3 can't see sd partitions on Alpha Bob Tracy
2007-11-25 6:38 ` Andrew Morton
2007-11-25 12:15 ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-11-26 13:48 ` Bob Tracy
2007-11-30 22:30 ` Michael Cree
2007-11-30 22:42 ` Andrew Morton
2007-11-30 23:26 ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-12-02 20:53 ` Michael Cree
2007-12-03 1:17 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-04 12:16 ` Ingo Molnar
2007-12-04 15:36 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-05 17:30 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 0:16 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 0:33 ` Andrew Morton
2007-12-07 5:07 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 10:26 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2007-12-07 11:37 ` Ingo Molnar
2007-12-07 13:39 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 14:55 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 15:05 ` Ingo Molnar
2007-12-07 16:59 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 18:06 ` Ingo Molnar
2007-12-07 18:19 ` Kay Sievers
2007-12-07 19:36 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 20:43 ` Michael Cree
2007-12-07 21:19 ` Kay Sievers
2007-12-07 22:39 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-08 4:53 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-08 5:05 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-08 15:48 ` Kay Sievers
2007-12-09 0:51 ` Michael Cree
2007-12-09 4:19 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-09 18:07 ` Ivan Kokshaysky
2007-12-10 15:08 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-10 23:12 ` Ivan Kokshaysky
2007-12-10 15:05 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 11:40 ` Ingo Molnar
2007-12-07 5:42 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 9:33 ` Ingo Molnar
2007-12-07 0:44 ` Rafael J. Wysocki
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