Re: X86_64: 2.6.12-rc3 spontaneous reboot

From: Alexander Nyberg
Date: Mon Apr 25 2005 - 13:17:12 EST

> > >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()
> >
> > I'm seeing the same problem with a fresh git checkout when running uml
> > or gcc in 32bit mode. Nothing is received from netconsole. If anyone
> > can suggest which patches might be worth reverting I'll try that.
> Well, you can revert all my x86-64 changes for testing that went
> in after rc2. Does that make a difference? If yes then please
> do a binary search or give me a test case that shows the problem.

Usually gives in after about 20 minutes of gcc compiling, sometimes even
up to 40 minutes. I had 2.6.12-rc2 stand for 2-3 hours so it seems ok.
If anyone has a better recipe for it please do tell.

It doesn't appear to be any of the obvious patch candidates...

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