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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 15:59:09 -0800
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
To:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
CC:	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

On 02/23/2012 03:54 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 03:18:03PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> On 02/23/2012 03:16 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>>>
>>> And a "clean" 3.2.7 doesn't have that problem?
>>>
>>> Does the same thing happen in Linus's tree at the moment?
>>>
>>
>> Clean 3.2.7 I don't think has that problem, although of course when I
>> run the stress test it fails on other ways so it's hard to 100% rule out.
>>
>> Linus' tree doesn't have that problems.
> 
> Ugh.
> 
> So, we need more testers, so let me release a -rc kernel with just these
> changes in it, to get a wider testing range, and make an easy "this
> kernel worked, but this one didn't" for people to work with.
> 
> I don't suppose that 'git bisect' would work for this, as it's really a
> "all or nothing" type thing with this series from what I can tell,
> right?
> 

Yes.  At Suresh' suggestion I am running a reference run without AES-NI,
just to make sure we're not chasing a wireless driver bug.

	-hpa


-- 
H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel.  I don't speak on their behalf.

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