[regression] 2.6.39-rc[1-3] fail to boot on G5 PowerMac

kevin diggs diggskevin38 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 09:43:13 EST 2011


On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 6:21 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
<benh at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-04-13 at 12:52 -0500, kevin diggs wrote:
>> > Actually I do get a crash in X later on... something in the radeon
>> DRM
>> > interrupt code is getting what looks like a NULL dereference. I'll
>> try
>> > to dig that one later on. I don't know if it's related to your
>> problem
>> > at all though.
>> >
>> In this context, what does 'crash' mean? The X thingy goes down? Or
>> the whole OS?
> Depends, with xmon enabled you get into xmon :-) Dunno if the oops is
> fatal but it could be.
> Cheers,
> Ben.

As I think I have the same hardware as you (7,3, radeon 9600) If you
can tell me how to reproduce it maybe I can poke around a little.
Thus, at least temporarily, freeing you up for other stuff.

I kinda need a break from fighting with GCC.


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