Request for bisecting DMA partial fix
zajec5 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 14:55:52 EST 2010
W dniu 26 listopada 2010 18:39 użytkownik Eric Garrido
<eric at ericgar.com> napisał:
> On 2010-11-25 10:22am, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
>> W dniu 8 listopada 2010 20:42 użytkownik Rafał Miłecki
>> <zajec5 at gmail.com> napisał:
>> > We are quite sure that some patch than gone into mainline between
>> > 2.6.34 and 2.6.35 partially fixed DMA errors. It was not b43-specific
>> > fix and it probably wasn't commited via wireless-testing.
>> > The problem is this fix was only partial, under high transfer this is
>> > still noticeable. I think the shortest way to understand this and fix
>> > it totally is to find commit that partially fixed DMA errors.
>> > So we need someone with:
>> > 1) Machine that throws DMA errors on 2.6.34 and works noticeably
>> > better with 2.6.35
>> > 2) Time to bisect commit
>> > 3) Basic kernel building skills (however I believe we can help in case
>> > of problems)
>> > I believe bisecting has to be done on Linus's tree, between mentioned kernels.
>> > So is there anyone around who could handle this task?
>> Anyone? Please?
> I have 2) and 3), plus have a Lenovo S10 that I haven't used in months
> that appears (based on a GP and some research) to be susceptible to
> this issue. In fact, I think I hit this issue and started using wl
> oh so long ago (sorry!).
> I'm away for the NA holiday, but I can try to verify I have 1) and
> then poke at this on Sunday. I'll let you know.
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