crash in init_ipic_sysfs on efika

Paul Mackerras paulus at
Wed Mar 19 16:26:30 EST 2008

Olaf Hering writes:

> I cant reproduce this bug on my board, but:
> The global primary_ipic in arch/powerpc/sysdev/ipic.c can remain NULL if
> ipic_init() fails. init_ipic_sysfs() will crash in that case.
> Something like this may fix it:

Is this needed for 2.6.25?  Is the system at all usable if ipic_init


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