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From: Folkert van Heusden <folkert@vanheusden.com>
To: Dave Young <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [2.6.26] OOPS in elv_next_request
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2008 11:03:48 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20081031100348.GL11214@vanheusden.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <a8e1da0810301822k3402e753m482d98f4530419a0@mail.gmail.com>

> >> > While running my http://vanheusden.com/pyk/ script (which randomly
> >> > inserts and removes modules) I triggered the folllowing oops in a 2.6.26
> >> > kernel on a Celeron 400 (Mendocino):
> >> >
> >> > [ 4768.664021] Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 1.44M
> > ...
> >> > [ 4768.720058] ---[ end trace 6a50caff78c47574 ]---
> >> > [ 4769.658313] Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 1.44M
> >> > [ 4789.656060] no cont in shutdown!
> >>
> >> Hi, could you try the attached test patch?  sorry for using attachment
> >> as there's some problem for my mail client to reply.
> >
> > As your patch is based on 2.6.27 I compiled the 2.6.27 kernel with it. But
> > something odd is going on: when 2.6.27 boots, right after the initrd loading
> > the screen-resolution gets changed or so, so that most text is no longer
> > visible. Also the system seems to halt. Unfortunately too early for
> > netconsole to emit the errors.
> 
> Yes, the patch is based on 2.6.27, but it can be applied to 2.6.26
> without problem.
> Could you try it with 2.6.26 again?

Now compiling for 2.6.26. 

> BTW, for 2.6.27, did you set vga=normal or other things?

None of that. Just a new kernel. 2.6.26 doesn't do that. It is as if the
videocard is set to some 320x240 resolution or so.


Folkert van Heusden

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  reply	other threads:[~2008-10-31 10:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-10-27  9:04 Folkert van Heusden
2008-10-28  5:11 ` Dave Young
2008-10-28 15:05   ` Folkert van Heusden
2008-10-30 14:25   ` Folkert van Heusden
2008-10-31  1:22     ` Dave Young
2008-10-31 10:03       ` Folkert van Heusden [this message]
2008-11-01 16:12       ` Folkert van Heusden
2008-11-12  2:30         ` Dave Young
2008-11-16 12:36           ` Folkert van Heusden

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