2.4.21-ben2 issues: RTC, Thermal and RTAS

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Mon Jan 19 10:25:47 EST 2004

> To my surprise, genrtc in 2.4.23 does not work on my LongTrail!
> The kernel crashes in init/do_mounts.c:mount_block_root() right after the call
> to sys_chdir(), because current->fs is a NULL pointer. Weird, and it doesn't
> really look genrtc-related, although the same source tree works fine if I
> disable genrtc and build in rtc.
> I also tried 2.6.0, and there it works fine, both in the builtin and modular
> case: the kernel got the correct time, and hwclock works.

Debuggin that would be useful... memory corruption caused by genrtc ?


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