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From: mikem13@sbcglobal.net
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, akpm@linux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: stuck with 2.6.23.14 on x86_64
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 08:05:58 -0800 (PST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <04a37899-eb7b-43ae-a7ab-1928ca1a0e35@s12g2000prg.googlegroups.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <fa.d3EyknDimPJIlJNA2Y25+wmntNM@ifi.uio.no>

On Feb 12, 8:13 am, Fabio Coatti <c...@ferrara.linux.it> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm stuck in a weird situation: I'm unable to go beyond 2.6.23.14, so to fix
> the splice bug I've had to apply by hand the patch. (x86_64)
>
> Basically, with 2.6.24.2 (the same with 2.6.24 and .1), tha machine won't boot
> due to a problem with cciss driver, that prevents to find the / partition.
> (bug described here: Kernel Bug Tracker Bug 9859http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9859);
>
> With kernels 2.6.23, the lastest that I can compile is 2.6.23.14; starting
> from .15 (and .16) I get this message:
>
> ======================
>   UPD     include/linux/compile.h
>   CC      init/version.o
>   LD      init/built-in.o
>   LD      .tmp_vmlinux1
> drivers/built-in.o: In function `acpi_init':
> bus.c:(.init.text+0x1713): undefined reference to `pm_flags'
> bus.c:(.init.text+0x1756): undefined reference to `pm_flags'
> ======================
>
> All .config are the same, (make oldconfig) beside the obvious differences
> between .23 and .24
>
> Hardware: x86_64 AMD 2216HE
> SCSI controller: HP Smart Array E200i Controller
> Compiler: gcc (GCC) 4.1.1
> binutils: 2.16.1
>
> On a x86 machine, Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.20GHz
> with a cciss0: HP Smart Array 6i Controller,
> the 2.6.24.2 compiles just fine and works, so the cciss problems seems related
> only to E200i controller.
>
> Right now, on AMD64 machines, I'm forced to patch by hand the kernel, that's
> quite uncomfortable :)
>
> Can someone point me in the right direction to get out of this situation? Of
> course I can provide any further information. (.config not inlcuded now to
> avoid cluttering  )
>
> Thanks for any answer.
>
> --
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Fabio, Can you please post your boot messages in bug 9859.

Thanks,
mikem

       reply	other threads:[~2008-02-13 16:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <fa.d3EyknDimPJIlJNA2Y25+wmntNM@ifi.uio.no>
2008-02-13 16:05 ` mikem13 [this message]
2008-02-13 19:27   ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-14  7:49     ` Fabio Coatti
2008-02-12 14:03 Fabio Coatti
2008-02-12 17:18 ` Randy Dunlap
2008-02-12 17:47   ` Fabio Coatti
2008-02-12 20:45     ` Randy Dunlap
2008-02-12 20:52       ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2008-02-12 20:55     ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2008-02-13  9:21       ` Fabio Coatti
2008-02-13 17:15         ` Randy Dunlap
2008-02-13 17:16         ` Randy Dunlap
2008-02-13 17:46           ` Fabio Coatti
2008-02-14  5:48         ` Len Brown
2008-02-14  8:03           ` Fabio Coatti

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