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From: Jesse Barnes <jesse.barnes@intel.com>
To: "Ahmed S. Darwish" <darwish.07@gmail.com>
Cc: Jochen Voss <voss@seehuhn.de>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Dave Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>,
	Chris Wilson <chris@chris-wilson.co.uk>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Linux 2.6.37-rc7
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2010 10:42:56 -0800
Message-ID: <20101222104256.3d501f94@jbarnes-desktop> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20101222181855.GA4244@laptop>

On Wed, 22 Dec 2010 20:18:55 +0200
"Ahmed S. Darwish" <darwish.07@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> On Tue, 21 Dec 2010 23:30:30 +0000, Jochen Voss wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 11:52:17AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > > I'm still nervous about some of the regression reports for intel
> > > graphics, so please keep testing and reporting. This is the last -rc
> > > before xmas (or whatever your holiday may be), so now you all have a
> > > few free days when you have nothing better to do than test out an -rc
> > > release, right?
> >
> > For reference, the regression I reported yesterday
> > (message id "20101220140615.GA3035@automatix",
> > http://www.spinics.net/lists/kernel/msg1126718.html
> > on the web) is still present: -rc7 only shows a blank
> > screen on my system, -rc7 with 541cc966 reverted works
> > without problems.
> >
> 
> I can confirm the regression: a completely-blank screen right after the
> grub prompt.
> 
> Printing kernel output using early_printk() all along ('earlyprintk=
> serial,keep') shows that the rest of the kernel internally goes on with
> its booting process as usual.
> 
> Reverting the mentioned 541cc966 commit solves the problem; the bug is
> reproducible in both qemu and real hardware.

That one has since been reverted; I think Dave has it queued up for
Linus now actually.

-- 
Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-12-21 19:52 Linus Torvalds
2010-12-21 23:30 ` Jochen Voss
2010-12-22 18:18   ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2010-12-22 18:42     ` Jesse Barnes [this message]
2010-12-22  3:56 Sedat Dilek

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