Re: PROBLEM: [2.4.6] kernel BUG at softirq.c:206!

From: Thibaut Laurent (
Date: Fri Jul 06 2001 - 09:18:53 EST

On Fri, 6 Jul 2001 14:43:11 +0200
Andrea Arcangeli <> wrote:

 | On Thu, Jul 05, 2001 at 11:32:00PM +0800, Thibaut Laurent wrote:
 | > And the winner is... Andrea. Kudos to you, I've just applied these patches,
 | > recompiled and it seems to work fine.
 | can you apply this patch on top of the ksoftirqd patch and see if you
 | can trigger the BUG() again when based on pre2? (I want to make sure to
 | be as strict as mainline) Then if you apply the same patches on top of
 | pre3 the BUG() should go away.

Confirmed. I tried both pre2 and pre3

2.4.7-pre2 + 00_ksoftirqd-7 + your last "bug" patch --> boot failed
2.4.7-pre3 + 00_ksoftirqd-7 + your last "bug" patch --> boot ok

BTW, is there some kind of doc regarding all the patches in ?
Especially, what each of them is meant for.

Best regards,


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