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From: "Harald Arnesen" <skogtun.linux@gmail.com>
To: "Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: "FUJITA Tomonori" <tomof@acm.org>,
	"Linus Torvalds" <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	"Matthew Wilcox" <matthew@wil.cx>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Latest git oopses during boot
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 12:14:56 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <8120cfd40802070314x2799bcbatf42e3fe824a18c22@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080207020214.0f0cf1c7.akpm@linux-foundation.org>

On 2/7/08, Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>
> (cc's restored, and expanded a bit)

Ah, sorry, not used to gmail's web interface. Clicked the wrong button.

> > Seems to be the advansys driver, so I tried to remove it - and indeed,
> > the kernel now boots. So I guess it's either that driver or my ancient
> > Nikon Coolscan II that is the only thing attached to the board.
>
> Thanks.  I uploaded the oops picture to
> http://userweb.kernel.org/~akpm/oops.jpg
>
> > Cc to the Matthew Wilcox added.
>
> mm...  looks like all Matthew's changes were in 2.6.23.  And 2.6.23 worked
> OK, yes?

Both 2.6.23 and 2.6.24 are ok.

> The only recent changes to drivers/scsi/advansys.c are
>
> commit b80ca4f7ee36c26d300c5a8f429e73372d153379
> Author: FUJITA Tomonori <tomof@acm.org>
> Date:   Sun Jan 13 15:46:13 2008 +0900
>
>     [SCSI] replace sizeof sense_buffer with SCSI_SENSE_BUFFERSIZE
>
>     This replaces sizeof sense_buffer with SCSI_SENSE_BUFFERSIZE in
>     several LLDs. It's a preparation for the future changes to remove
>     sense_buffer array in scsi_cmnd structure.
>
>     Signed-off-by: FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@lab.ntt.co.jp>
>     Signed-off-by: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com>
>
> :100644 100644 9dd3952... 492702b... M  drivers/scsi/advansys.c
>
> commit 747d016e7e25e216b31022fe2b012508d99fb682
> Author: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
> Date:   Mon Jan 14 00:55:18 2008 -0800
>
>     advansys: fix section mismatch warning
>
>     Fix section mismatch warning:
>
>     WARNING: vmlinux.o(.exit.text+0x152a): Section mismatch: reference to .init.
>
>     Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
>     Cc: Matthew Wilcox <willy@debian.org>
>     Cc: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@steeleye.com>
>     Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
>     Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
>
> which seem fairly benign.
>
>
> gcc inlining is going to make it rather a lot of work to find out which
> statement has actually oopsed there.
-- 
Hilsen Harald

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-07 11:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-06 16:32 Harald Arnesen
2008-02-06 22:47 ` Andrew Morton
     [not found]   ` <8120cfd40802070144l79830c2cs6329c302697ecc8b@mail.gmail.com>
2008-02-07 10:02     ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-07 11:14       ` Harald Arnesen [this message]
2008-02-07 11:16         ` Christoph Hellwig
2008-02-07 14:32         ` FUJITA Tomonori
     [not found]           ` <8120cfd40802070933r42a98537v78feb7ee8e748a94@mail.gmail.com>
2008-02-07 18:18             ` Linus Torvalds
     [not found]               ` <8120cfd40802071248x20ed938dh52cd9e314219613b@mail.gmail.com>
2008-02-07 21:14                 ` Linus Torvalds
2008-02-07 21:39                   ` Harald Arnesen
2008-02-07 22:12                     ` Linus Torvalds
2008-02-07 22:24                       ` Harald Arnesen
2008-02-08  0:10                         ` FUJITA Tomonori
2008-02-06 23:06 ` Linus Torvalds

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