insmod ipv6 freezes current linuxppc-2.5 and 2.5-benh

Michel Dänzer michel at
Sun Dec 14 21:38:51 EST 2003

On Sat, 2003-12-13 at 10:03, Harald Welte wrote:
> The actual problem seems not to be an infinite loop, but rather a very
> long loop.   IF you wait long enough, it will eventually work.  A
> significant delay (i.e. assumed long loop) is also observed while
> loading any module.  Something like 10 - 15 seconds for every module
> that I'm loading during startup (ipv6, tulip, dmasound_pmac, ...)
> The machine is completely frozen during that loop, not even the cursor
> is blinking anymore.
> compiling the kernel with gcc 2.95 or 3.0 removes those symptoms.

As I'm not seeing this, you may want to compare your .config to mine,
which is

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