2.6.16-rc4: known regressions

Adrian Bunk bunk at stusta.de
Sat Feb 18 10:14:44 EST 2006

This email lists some known regressions in 2.6.16-rc4 compared to 2.6.15.

If you find your name in the Cc header, you are either submitter of one 
of the bugs, maintainer of an affectected subsystem or driver, a patch 
of you was declared guilty for a breakage or I'm considering you in any 
other way possibly involved with one or more of these issues.

Subject    : gnome-volume-manager broken on powerpc since 2.6.16-rc1
References : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6021
Submitter  : John Stultz <johnstul at us.ibm.com>
Status     : still present in -git two days ago

Subject    : S3 sleep hangs the second time - 600X
References : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5989
Submitter  : Sanjoy Mahajan <sanjoy at mrao.cam.ac.uk>
Status     : problematic commit identified,
             further discussion is in the bug

Subject    : psmouse starts losing sync in 2.6.16-rc2
References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/2/5/50
Submitter  : Meelis Roos <mroos at linux.ee>
Handled-By : Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov at gmail.com>
Status     : Dmitry: Working on various manifestations of this one.
                     At worst we will have to disable resync by default
                     before 2.6.16 final is out and continue in 2.6.17 cycle.



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