Re: regression in 2.6.23-rc8 - power off failed

From: Wolfgang Erig
Date: Sat Sep 29 2007 - 05:36:13 EST

On Sat, Sep 29, 2007 at 01:30:33AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Wolfgang Erig wrote:
> > Both are bad.
> > Two different systems and two different bisections.
> > I sent the last step of each.
> >>> $ git bisect good
> >>> Bisecting: 0 revisions left to test after this
> >>> [626073132b381684c4983e0d911e9aceb32e2cbc] Assembly header and main routine for new x86 setup code
> >> OK, so which one is the bad one?
> >
> > This problem (no power off) persists after pull some minutes ago.
> > Sorry for the confusion.
> >
> I believe there must have been something wrong here (possibly
> inconsistent experiments?) This checkin has *zero code changes* from
> the previous one (and next one) -- the kernel should have been binarily
> identical to the previous one. The code introduced in this checkin
> doesn't even get compiled until two checkins later,
> 4fd06960f120e02e9abc802a09f9511c400042a5.

I have done two bisections simultanously and it was late at night.
I start again with a fresh tree and better controlled experiments.

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