Re: Linux 2.5.71

From: Russell King (
Date: Sun Jun 15 2003 - 08:45:38 EST

On Sun, Jun 15, 2003 at 03:29:11PM +0200, Paweł Gołaszewski wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Jun 2003, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > I think I'll call this kernel the "sticky turtle", in honor of that
> > historic "greased weasel" kernel, and as a comment on how sadly
> > dependent I've become on the daily BK snapshots. It's been too long
> > since 2.5.70.
> well done - this kernel looks really good. Even building is cleaner...
> But - I get now after make modules_install:
> if [ -r ]; then /sbin/depmod -ae -F 2.5.71; fi
> WARNING: /lib/modules/2.5.71/kernel/drivers/char/agp/nvidia-agp.ko needs unknown symbol agp_memory_reserved
> WARNING: /lib/modules/2.5.71/kernel/drivers/net/3c509.ko needs unknown symbol netdev_boot_setup_check

I'm afraid to say it, but I'm considering christening this kernel as
"the most whinging 2.5 kernel thus far". 8/

I'm currently tracking down the cause of all these whinges, eg:

VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem).
Freeing init memory: 88K
bad: scheduling while atomic! (00000001 0 1 swapper)
[<c02372d0>] (schedule+0x0/0x490) from [<c0258cc4>] (do_generic_mapping_read+0x48c/0x49c)
[<c0258838>] (do_generic_mapping_read+0x0/0x49c) from [<c0258fb0>] (__generic_file_aio_read+0x1ac/0x1e4)
[<c0258e04>] (__generic_file_aio_read+0x0/0x1e4) from [<c02590e4>] (generic_file_read+0x68/0x90)
[<c025907c>] (generic_file_read+0x0/0x90) from [<c0277b90>] (vfs_read+0xd8/0x124)
[<c0277ab8>] (vfs_read+0x0/0x124) from [<c0284100>] (kernel_read+0x54/0x80)
[<c02840ac>] (kernel_read+0x0/0x80) from [<c0285388>] (do_execve+0x104/0x1dc)
[<c0285284>] (do_execve+0x0/0x1dc) from [<c02273a0>] (sys_execve+0x44/0x60)
[<c022735c>] (sys_execve+0x0/0x60) from [<c0222300>] (ret_fast_syscall+0x0/0x30)

(UP preempt)

Russell King (                The developer of ARM Linux

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