amd64/67745: boot fails on compaq presario r3000z

David O'Brien obrien at
Sat Oct 30 23:12:19 PDT 2004

On Sat, Oct 30, 2004 at 07:40:29PM +0000, Nicolas Blais wrote:
>  How come the patch exists.... works perfectly.... and isn't being commited?

Because it removes code that does something on other machines.  No one
has done a good analysis of why this fixes booting on a few models of
laptops.  Thus we don't understand the consequences of this change.

-- David  (obrien at

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