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Date:   Mon, 18 Jan 2021 19:48:24 -0800
From:   Guenter Roeck <>
To:     Paul Zimmerman <>
Subject: Re: Linux 5.11-rc4

On 1/18/21 7:35 PM, Paul Zimmerman wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 14:35:20 -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 04:56:46PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>>> Things continue to look fairly normal for this release: 5.11-rc4 is
>>> solidly average in size, and nothing particularly scary stands out.
>>> In the diff itself, the new ampere modesetting support shows up fairly
>>> clearly - it's one of those hardware enablement things that should be
>>> entirely invisible to people who don't have that hardware, but it does
>>> end up being about a fifth of the whole rc4 patch.
>>> If you ignore that oddity, the rest looks pretty normal, with random
>>> patches all over, and a lot of it being quite small. All the usual
>>> suspects: drivers (gpu, sound, rdma, md, networking..) arch updates
>>> (arm64, risc-v, x86), fiesystems (ext4, nfs, btrfs), core networking,
>>> documentation and tooling. And just random fixes.
>> Here are the test results:
>> Build results:
>> 	total: 153 pass: 151 fail: 2
>> Failed builds:
>> 	arm64:allmodconfig
>> 	ia64:defconfig
>> Qemu test results:
>> 	total: 430 pass: 428 fail: 2
>> Failed tests:
>> 	arm:raspi2:multi_v7_defconfig:bcm2836-rpi-2-b:initrd
>> 	arm:raspi2:multi_v7_defconfig:sd:bcm2836-rpi-2-b:rootfs
>> Same old ...
> Hi Guenter,
> Can you give a link to the problem that Qemu is having with RPI2?
> Maybe I can take a look at it.

The fix is pending in -next (and has been there for a while).
Look for "irqchip/bcm2836: Fix IPI acknowledgement after
conversion to handle_percpu_devid_irq" (commit d7f39c40ebb6
in next-20210118).


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