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Date:	Mon, 5 Jan 2015 18:26:40 +0800
From:	yzhu1 <Yanjun.Zhu@...driver.com>
To:	Juergen Gross <jgross@...e.com>,
	Пламен Петров 
	<plamen@...rovi.no-ip.info>, <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
CC:	"'Thomas Gleixner'" <tglx@...utronix.de>
Subject: Re: [BISECTED] 3.19-rc1 regression - kernel does not load in GRUB
 0.97 (GRUB Legacy)

On 12/28/2014 07:12 PM, Juergen Gross wrote:
> On 12/28/2014 08:20 AM, Пламен Петров wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Juergen Gross [mailto:jgross@...e.com]
>>> Sent: Saturday, December 27, 2014 3:48 PM
>>> To: Пламен Петров; linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
>>> Cc: 'Thomas Gleixner'
>>> Subject: Re: [BISECTED] 3.19-rc1 regression - kernel does not load 
>>> in GRUB
>>> 0.97 (GRUB Legacy)
>>>
>>> On 12/24/2014 01:28 AM, Пламен Петров wrote:
>>>> Hello!
>>>>
>>>> I use GRUB Legacy bootloader (version 0.97) on a couple machines, and
>>>> where 3.18.x loads fine, 3.19-rc1 does not.
>>>>
>>>> While compiling I used the attached .config file accompanied by "make
>>>> olddefconfig"
>>>
>>> Can you tell me something about the hardware (processor model)?
>>> You are not booting the system under VMWare by any chance?
>>
>> As a matter of fact - I am compiling in a VMware Player (6.0.3
>> build-1895310) virtual machine, boot testing there, and then if 
>> everything
>> is OK, I transfer the monolithic kernel produced on 3 virtual 
>> machines that
>> run on EXSi and 2 actual servers. So along those lines - the failing
>> 3.19-rc1 never saw actual hardware - it was all tested (and bisected) 
>> inside
>> a VM.
>
> Thanks. VMWare having problems with my patch is a known issue. I've
> already sent a patch working around that issue (VMWare has a bug
> emulating the PAT MSR). You can either use that patch (attached for
> your convenience) or use the "nopat" option.
>
>
> Juergen
>
This patch works for me. I made tests with this patch.

Zhu Yanjun
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