mikpe at it.uu.se
Wed Aug 30 19:00:45 EST 2006
Paul Mackerras writes:
> This patch should fix it. The problem was that I was comparing a
> 32-bit quantity with a 64-bit quantity, and consequently time wasn't
> advancing. This makes us use a 64-bit quantity on all platforms,
> which ends up simplifying the code since we can now get rid of the
> tb_last_stamp variable (which actually fixes another bug that Ben H
> and I noticed while going carefully through the code).
> This works fine on my G4 tibook. Let me know how it goes on your
Thanks. This fixed a kernel hang bug on my G4 eMac with 2.6.18-rc5.
The vanilla kernel ran fine until I tar xvf'd a file from an NFS-mount,
then everything ground to a halt.
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