Re: OF-related boot crash in 3.3.0-rc3-00188-g3ec1e88

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> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 11:11:05AM +0200, Meelis Roos wrote:
> > Finished bisecting on the other machine too (Sun Fire V100 where strlen 
> > crashes):
> > 
> > 7bd0b0f0da3b1ec11cbcc798eb0ef747a1184077 is the first bad commit
> > commit 7bd0b0f0da3b1ec11cbcc798eb0ef747a1184077
> > Author: Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Date:   Thu Dec 8 10:22:09 2011 -0800
> > 
> >     memblock: Reimplement memblock allocation using reverse free area iterator
> >     
> >     Now that all early memory information is in memblock when enabled, we
> >     can implement reverse free area iterator and use it to implement NUMA
> >     aware allocator which is then wrapped for simpler variants instead of
> >     the confusing and inefficient mending of information in separate NUMA
> >     aware allocator.
> >     
> >     Implement for_each_free_mem_range_reverse(), use it to reimplement
> >     memblock_find_in_range_node() which in turn is used by all allocators.
> >     
> >     The visible allocator interface is inconsistent and can probably use
> >     some cleanup too.
> >     
> >     Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >     Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >     Cc: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@xxxxxxxxxx>
> 
> Hmmm.... So, different bisection results from two machines?  That's a
> bit weird.  I *think* this bisection result makes more sense.  Can you
> please verify the bisection result on e2500 once more?

You were right. The first machine now bisects down to the same commit - 
I was confused by "0 revisions to test" and did not run the last step 
whe first bisecting.

-- 
Meelis Roos (mroos@xxxxxxxx)
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