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Re: Config NO_BOOTMEM breaks my amd64 box

From:  Linus Torvalds <>
To:  Dave Airlie <>
Subject:  Re: Config NO_BOOTMEM breaks my amd64 box
Date:  Wed, 31 Mar 2010 14:02:55 -0700 (PDT)
Cc:  Ingo Molnar <>, James Morris <>, "H. Peter Anvin" <>, Yinghai Lu <>,,, Thomas Gleixner <>, Pekka Enberg <>
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

On Thu, 1 Apr 2010, Dave Airlie wrote:
> A default y config option causing regressions still at rc3? and you guys
> keep going? This is the sort of shit Linus would flame me for a day or two for,
> Can we get some f'ing consistency here?

Yeah. I think we need to remove the crap.

I thought the problems were known, and fixed in -rc3. Clearly they 
weren't. And by now it's not about changing the default any more - by now 
it's about removing the known-crap code.


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