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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 16:47:49 -0800
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
To:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
CC:	Linus Torvalds <>,, Raphael Prevost <>,
	Suresh Siddha <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
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?

So far, disabling AES-NI works as expected, so I definitely don't think 
it's a driver issue.


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