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FS#15260 - [kernel26] patch reverse request due alternate fix

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Tomas M. (eldragon) - Thursday, 25 June 2009, 14:24 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Wednesday, 09 September 2009, 12:24 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Kernel
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No

Details

Description:
ive requested when i jumped into the arch bandwagon the patch proposed in kernel  bug 9905  to be included in the arch kernel patchset.

the patch helps my notebook and others with a certain configuration to boot.
there is a new way to overcome this issue that doesnt involve patching, and thus, its preferred. im filing this "bug report" so that the patch can be flagged as obsolete and removed in order to follow the KISS principle and remove unneeded cruft.

another issue that needs to be addressed if the patch is remvoved is that, a new patch needs to be included so that the reserve paramenter for amd64 works.

im attaching the patch to remove,

patch to apply for the 64bit version: http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13253

maybe waiting for the commit to hit the mainline kernel is good enough (i dont use the 64bit version, and im not sure anyone with this notebook does).


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Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Wednesday, 09 September 2009, 12:24 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  2.6.30.6-1
Comment by Tomas M. (eldragon) - Monday, 06 July 2009, 05:26 GMT
ive already removed the patch myself and computer boots correctly.. posting the diff against the original arch patchset.
   diff (2.8 KiB)

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