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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 22:52:42 +0100
From:	Willy Tarreau <w@....eu>
To:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Cc:	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	stable@...r.kernel.org, Raphael Prevost <raphael@...o.asia>,
	Suresh Siddha <suresh.b.siddha@...el.com>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/5] i387: stable kernel backport

Hi,

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 01:10:16PM -0800, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 12:51:56PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > On 02/23/2012 12:48 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 12:29:56PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > >> On 02/23/2012 12:09 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>> I've applied this now to the 3.0 and 3.2-stable trees.  It looks like it
> > >>> would work on the 2.6.32-stable tree, but it needs some tweaks, and as I
> > >>> can't really test this, and the .32-stable tree is probably not going to
> > >>> have problems in this area, I'll let someone else generate those patches
> > >>> and test them if they feel it is needed there.
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >> It doesn't seem to appear in the stable git tree... anywhere I can get
> > >> your tree so I can test these out?
> > > 
> > > They are in the stable-queue git tree at:
> > > 	/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/stable-queue.git
> > > on git.kernel.org
> > > 
> > > Testing them out would be great, if you want, I can knock up a git tree
> > > with just these patches in it on 3.2.7 or anything else you need to test
> > > with, if that makes it easier for you.
> > > 
> > 
> > That would be awesome.
> 
> Ok, the patches are at:
> 	git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/stable-test.git linux-3.2.y-i387-test
> 
> They are on top of the 3.2.7 kernel release.
> 
> If that doesn't work for you, please let me know.

I would test this too, but apart from ensuring my kernel still boots,
how do I ensure the patches do really fix what the ought to fix ? I
must admit I didn't catch the initial issue they were supposed to fix
unfortunately :-/

Thanks,
Willy

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