Re: IA64 test report: 2.4.24-pre1/tiger 2003-12-18: 9/9 pass

From: Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas_at_hp.com>
Date: 2003-12-19 06:28:58
On Thursday 18 December 2003 2:37 am, Yu, Luming wrote:
> 3.Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereferencehwclock[43]: Oops 8804682956800
> Pid: 43, CPU 2, comm:              hwclock

This was caused by a screwed up EFI RTC patch.  I sent Marcelo
a fix yesterday, and he applied it.  Here's the patch, in case
you're interested:

===== drivers/char/efirtc.c 1.6 vs edited =====
--- 1.6/drivers/char/efirtc.c	Fri Oct 24 04:35:10 2003
+++ edited/drivers/char/efirtc.c	Wed Dec 17 14:33:08 2003
@@ -118,7 +118,7 @@
 static void
 convert_from_efi_time(efi_time_t *eft, struct rtc_time *wtime)
 {
-	memset(&wtime, 0, sizeof(struct rtc_time));
+	memset(wtime, 0, sizeof(struct rtc_time));
 	wtime->tm_sec  = eft->second;
 	wtime->tm_min  = eft->minute;
 	wtime->tm_hour = eft->hour;

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Received on Thu Dec 18 14:36:11 2003

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