panic on dell laptop

Alexander Motin mav at
Mon Jul 12 06:30:24 UTC 2010

Doug Barton wrote:
> On 07/11/10 22:26, Doug Barton wrote:
>> On 07/11/10 03:28, Alexander Motin wrote:
>>> Doug Barton wrote:
>>>> Try backing up to svn r209633 and see if you can boot. What you're
>>>> describing is identical to a panic I had starting with the next
>>>> revision, also on a Dell laptop.
>>> Please try attached patch against HEAD.
>> This worked for me, thanks. :)  I updated to r209914 first, then applied
>> your patch. Up for a little more than an hour now, no problems.
> Blah, spoke too soon. After having been up for a few hours the system
> froze. I hard-booted it, fsck'ed, then it froze again during boot. The
> nvidia driver seems to have something to do with it, even though I
> recompiled it against the new kernel sources. I've gone back to r209633,
> which I ran all day yesterday and left running through last evening
> without any problems, even with the new nvidia driver.
> Can't say for sure that your change is what's causing the problem though ...

I also have doubts it is related.

Alexander Motin

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