Re: [PATCH 2.6.0test5: 2 of 3] MCA/TLB recovery

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2003-10-09 09:31:45
>>>>> On Wed, 8 Oct 2003 15:45:16 -0700, jbarnes@sgi.com (Jesse Barnes) said:

  Jesse> Really, even for ia64 code?

Yes, Linus was very clear that the bug-fix-only applies to the entire
kernel, including all platform-specific code.

  Jesse> Does that mean all the changes I've recently pushed you will
  Jesse> be dropped?  What about the fix for CONFIG_DISCONTIGMEM +
  Jesse> CONFIG_VIRTUAL_MEM_MAP that I've been working so hard to
  Jesse> clean up?

If it's a bug fix, it should be OK (for some definition of "bug").
But we may have to expend some extra effort to make it _really_ a bug
fix only.

	--david
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