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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: "bugme-daemon@kernel-bugs.osdl.org" 
	<bugme-daemon@bugzilla.kernel.org>,
	lee-in-berlin@web.de, Truxton Fulton <trux@truxton.com>
Subject: Re: [Bugme-new] [Bug 8378] New: Averatec 3156X laptop doesn't reboot with kernels > 2.6.13.5 (responsible commit found)
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 14:44:34 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070427144434.970de79f.akpm@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200704271742.l3RHgPTH019561@fire-2.osdl.org>

On Fri, 27 Apr 2007 10:42:25 -0700
bugme-daemon@bugzilla.kernel.org wrote:

> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8378
> 
>            Summary: Averatec 3156X laptop doesn't reboot with kernels >
>                     2.6.13.5 (responsible commit found)
>     Kernel Version: 2.6.14 till 2.6.21
>             Status: NEW
>           Severity: normal
>              Owner: power-management_other@kernel-bugs.osdl.org
>          Submitter: lee-in-berlin@web.de
> 
> 
> Most recent kernel where this bug did *NOT* occur: 2.6.13.5
> 
> Distribution: Debian
> Hardware Environment: Averatec 3156X (seemingly identical to the american model
> 3150P)
> Software Environment:?
> Problem Description:
> I noticed that with recent kernels my laptop would reboot when I do an 'init 6',
> but hang at the end of the init run. The last working vanilla kernel is
> 2.6.13.5. With some trying and a bit of guessing I found a change to
> include/asm-i386/mach-default/mach_reboot.h in 2.6.14 to be the culprit. It can
> be found at:
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.14.y.git;a=commitdiff;h=59f4e7d572980a521b7bdba74ab71b21f5995538
> 
> On a 2.6.21 source tree I can revert this patch, and then rebooting works.
> 
> Steps to reproduce:
> 1) On a Averatec 3156X (or 3150p?) boot to your default runlevel.
> 2) as root, type "init 6".
> 3) instead of rebooting, the system will hang at the end with a blank screen.
> 

Oh dear.  We have an ugly i386 snafu here.  Thanks for doing the bisection
- it helps enormously.

Could some brave person please pick it up and see if we can get both
Truxton and Lee's machines working?


       reply	other threads:[~2007-04-27 21:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <200704271742.l3RHgPTH019561@fire-2.osdl.org>
2007-04-27 21:44 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2007-04-28  3:17   ` Truxton Fulton
2007-05-12 19:35     ` Lee Garrett
2007-05-13  1:02       ` Andrew Morton
2007-05-13 12:13         ` Truxton Fulton
2007-10-03  2:30         ` Truxton Fulton
2007-11-01 15:50           ` Aristeu Rozanski
2007-11-01 17:53             ` Andrew Morton
2007-11-01 18:05               ` Aristeu Rozanski
2007-04-28 11:23   ` Segher Boessenkool

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