I downloaded the kernel from cvs today (less than 6 hours ago).
I will recompile without preemptible and let you know the result.
The version is 2.6.4
From: Ralf Baechle [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Saturday, 20 March 2004 11:22 PM
To: Martin C. Barlow
Subject: Re: hwclock and df seg fault
On Sat, Mar 20, 2004 at 09:05:40PM +1100, Martin C. Barlow wrote:
> I have an old SGI indy R4600 and have installed debian testing with
> latest linux-mips cvs kernel. I found two problems with the programs
> hwclock and df. Apart from that appears to work fine. I have included
> their output. I don't know if it is a kernel or package problem. I
> don't know if it as something to do with preemtible kernel which I
> enabled in kernel. If anyone is interested and wants to see kernel
> .config, fstab or anything else I'm happy to oblidge.
Standard flame - what kernel version?
I checked in the last fixes for the preemptible kernel less than two
days ago so if your kernel is older than that it's time to update :-)