Re: Oops after merge of tty-next

From: Alan Cox
Date: Sat Jul 21 2012 - 18:38:09 EST

On Fri, 20 Jul 2012 23:07:06 +0100
Ian Abbott <abbotti@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I'm getting an Oops in the linux-next tree today after the merge of the
> remote-tracking branch 'tty/tty-next'. I bisected it down to commit
> 36b3c070d2346c890d690d71f6eab02f8c511137 in
> git:// :
> tty: Move the handling of the tty release logic

Ok that's not improbable, I thought I had them all nailed.

> Sorry, I don't have a copy of the Oops right now, but it's failing
> somewhere in tty_open() or check_tty_count() during system boot,
> probably when getty opens one of the vc tty devices.

That would be more surprising as its a path I tested a lot but strange
things occur. What may also be very important is to know what distro you
are using.

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