Re: 2.6.14-rc1 breaks tg3 on ia64

From: Greg KH <greg_at_kroah.com>
Date: 2005-09-18 02:16:17
On Sat, Sep 17, 2005 at 11:59:14AM -0400, John W. Linville wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 17, 2005 at 08:47:03AM -0700, Tony Luck wrote:
> > > >So does reverting this patch solve the problem?
> > > 
> > > I reversing
> > > http://kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=064b53dbcc977dbf2753a67c2b8fc1c061d74f21,
> > > which appears to be the latest version of this patch.  There was a
> > > patch reject in sparc64, but the common code was reverted.  IA64 (SGI
> > > Altix) with that patch reverted now boots 2.6.14-rc1.
> > 
> > Anyone know anything more about this problem?  I'm not seeing it
> > on any of my systems ... so perhaps it only affects cards with a
> > PCI bridge on them, or cards that haven't already been initialized
> > by EFI.
> 
> I posted a patch on Wednesday:
> 
> 	http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0509.1/2193.html
> 
> The original reporter (Keith Owens <kaos@sgi.com>) confirmed this
> patch to fix the problem.

Yes, and a number of people objected to that patch.  Care to respond to
them?

thanks,

greg k-h
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