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From: Mark Lord <lkml@rtr.ca>
To: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
Cc: Bron Gondwana <brong@fastmail.fm>,
	Mike Houston <mikeserv@bmts.com>,
	Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Subject: Re: How many people are using 2.6.16?
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 20:33:40 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <45BFF1F4.3060401@rtr.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070130203933.GJ3754@stusta.de>

Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 09:13:00AM +1100, Bron Gondwana wrote:
>> We do a lot of Cyrus which does a lot of MMAP - and we also use the 
>> Areca driver - which are both strong reasons to move to 2.6.19.2, but
>> if the MMAP fix was ported back to 2.6.16 we might consider staying
>> there instead.
> 
> Please correct me if I'm wrong, but as far as I understand the problem
> the mmap bug was introduced in 2.6.19.

I believe our featherless leader said he though it was an ancient bug,
exasperated by something that went into 2.6.19.

If Linus's opinion is correct (still?), then the bug exists in all
kernels since somewhere back in the 2.4.xx days.

Linus?

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-31  1:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-29 20:30 Chuck Ebbert
2007-01-29 20:35 ` Josh Boyer
2007-01-29 20:38   ` Chuck Ebbert
2007-02-07 20:36     ` Greg KH
2007-01-29 21:04 ` Mike Houston
2007-01-29 22:13   ` Bron Gondwana
2007-01-30 20:39     ` Adrian Bunk
2007-01-31  1:33       ` Mark Lord [this message]
2007-01-31  2:36         ` Linus Torvalds
2007-01-31  5:49           ` Bron Gondwana
2007-01-31  7:02           ` Adrian Bunk
2007-01-31 10:42             ` Reiserfs and MMAP (was: How many people are using 2.6.16?) Bron Gondwana
2007-01-31 11:49             ` How many people are using 2.6.16? David Chinner
2007-01-31 14:34               ` Steve French (smfltc)
2007-01-31 15:34             ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-01 12:13             ` Vladimir V. Saveliev
2007-02-03  1:39               ` Adrian Bunk
2007-01-30 23:52   ` Adrian Bunk
2007-01-31  1:48     ` Mike Houston

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