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Re: Kernel 2.4.2



Thomas Dodd wrote:
> 
> > > > the stock 2.4.2 kernel's loop
> > > > driver is broken. I think it's fixed in one of the -ac patches.
> > > >
> > > > Is the RedHat 2.4.2 kernel also broken in this area, or has RedHat
> > > > applied AC's patch for this driver ?
> > >
> > > Our kernels use many of the patches in recent ac-releases.
> 
> Is this kernel being tested on Athlon systems?
> What chipsets?
> 
> I have issues on my K7 with AMD-750 chipset and low
> speed USB devices (a mouse specifically ) and any
> if the AC patches after 2.4.2-ac4.
> 
> 2.4.2-ac4 works. 2.4.2-ac5 and later oops
> loading usb-ohci with low speed devices attached,
> or when I attach the device if I load the
> module without the device attached.

I found the problem.
CONFIG_DEBUG_SLAB "Debug memory allocation"
in the 2.4.2-ac series doesn't work with USB.

No why didn't someone suggest this when I reported
the Oops on the kernel list and the usb list.

	-Thomas





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