Re: X86_64: 2.6.12-rc3 spontaneous reboot

From: Ed Tomlinson
Date: Sun Apr 24 2005 - 08:03:49 EST

On Sunday 24 April 2005 04:41, Alexander Nyberg wrote:
> sön 2005-04-24 klockan 00:08 -0400 skrev Parag Warudkar:
> > While running a 32 bit Java program 2.6.12-rc3 rebooted spontaneously leaving
> > a corrupt partition table and disk with errors. There was nothing in dmesg
> > (no oops/panic) except some -MARK- entries during the reboot.
> >
> Is this reproducible? If so, can you give a detailed description of how.

I think rc3 has code from rc2-mm2/3. Both of these reboot here randomly. Nothing
shows up on a serial console... Think something is seriously wrong with x86_64 in rc3.
That being said its possible its fixed in HEAD by.

[PATCH] x86_64: fix new out of line put_user()
[PATCH] x86_64: Bug in new out of line put_user()

some people have reported reversing (in -mm)


Helps too.

Ed Tomlinson
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