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Re: [ 00/78] 3.3.2-stable review

From:  Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w-AT-public.gmane.org>
To:  Greg KH <gregkh-hQyY1W1yCW8ekmWlsbkhG0B+6BGkLq7r-AT-public.gmane.org>
Subject:  Re: [ 00/78] 3.3.2-stable review
Date:  Thu, 12 Apr 2012 04:03:59 +0300
Message-ID:  <CAMP44s3Jh-t07A+i82qbAMQyEN0oWTmKk5BJcst942gFdD0=VA@mail.gmail.com>
Cc:  Sergio Correia <lists-ww/h0TjYpn0-AT-public.gmane.org>, linux-kernel-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA-AT-public.gmane.org, stable-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA-AT-public.gmane.org, torvalds-de/tnXTf+JLsfHDXvbKv3WD2FQJk+8+b-AT-public.gmane.org, akpm-de/tnXTf+JLsfHDXvbKv3WD2FQJk+8+b-AT-public.gmane.org, alan-qBU/x9rampVanCEyBjwyrvXRex20P6io-AT-public.gmane.org, linux-wireless Mailing List <linux-wireless-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA-AT-public.gmane.org>, Sujith Manoharan <c_manoha-A+ZNKFmMK5xy9aJCnZT0Uw-AT-public.gmane.org>, "ath9k-devel-xDcbHBWguxHbcTqmT+pZeQ-AT-public.gmane.org" <ath9k-devel-juf53994utBLZpfksSYvnA-AT-public.gmane.org>, "John W. Linville" <linville-2XuSBdqkA4R54TAoqtyWWQ-AT-public.gmane.org>
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On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 3:29 AM, Greg KH <gregkh-hQyY1W1yCW8ekmWlsbkhG0B+6BGkLq7r@public.gmane.org>
wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 07:59:14PM -0400, Sergio Correia wrote:
>> Hello Greg,
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 7:11 PM, Greg KH
<gregkh-hQyY1W1yCW8ekmWlsbkhG0B+6BGkLq7r@public.gmane.org> wrote:
>> > This is the start of the stable review cycle for the 3.3.2 release.
>> > There are 78 patches in this series, all will be posted as a response
>> > to this one.  If anyone has any issues with these being applied, please
>> > let me know.
>> >
>> > Responses should be made by Fri Apr 13 23:10:16 UTC 2012.
>> > Anything received after that time might be too late.
>> >
>>
>> is there any chance for this one to be included in this review cycle?
>>
>> http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-wireless/msg87999.html

I was going to ask for exactly the same thing. My system is completely
unusable without this patch; not only does the network doesn't work,
but quite often the kernel is stuck consuming 100% of the CPU.

> Have you read Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt?  Based on that, I
> don't think it can, yet, right?

Why not? This patch makes the code go back to a previous state, it is
obviously more stable than the current state, and the code already
exists in Linus's tree (in previous releases).

But hey, I guess it's OK that 3.3.x is stuck in and endless loop right
after booting, because rules are more important than fixing obvious
breakage.

-- 
Felipe Contreras
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