Kernel boot hangs by parallel flood pings

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Thu Jan 13 03:10:55 EST 2005

In message <DCEAAC0833DD314AB0B58112AD99B93B85928F at> you wrote:
> I have had the problem before (and so has several other people)
> This is a reply I got on the old Linux PPC mailinglist last year
> (from Gerard Guevel [gguevel at])

According to my records the patch was by Jean-Denis Boyer, 05 Jun

> I never saw this problem after installing this patch.

I can confirm this, too.

Steffen: this is PatchSet 251 (Date: 2004/06/07 20:05:39) in our  CVS

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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