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Re: 2.6 on IP22 (Indy)

To: "Stephen P. Becker" <geoman@gentoo.org>
Subject: Re: 2.6 on IP22 (Indy)
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 13:44:42 +0100 (BST)
Cc: Markus Dahms <mad@automagically.de>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Tue, 28 Jun 2005, Stephen P. Becker wrote:

> I haven't tried a 32-bit kernel since 2.6.12_rc2 or so, however when I
> did, everything seemed to work just fine, while a 64-bit kernel compiled
> from the same checkout had the same problems I mention above.  At one
> point I was trying to work out when this was introduced, and I *think*
> it was the initial 2.6.11 merge, but I would have to double check that.
>  I've been running a 64-bit 2.6.10 checkout since the beginning of the
> year on that box, and the machine has been very stable.

 It's either not 2.6.11 or it must be something platform-specific (here 
meaning the specific CPU model and/or system type) as 2.6.12-rc1 as of the 
end of March seems to be rock-solid running 64-bit on the BCM1250.  Or 
perhaps SMP works and only UP does not. ;-)

  Maciej

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