Bug 10132

Summary: 2.6.25 git regression, oops on boot
Product: ACPI Reporter: Zhang Rui (rui.zhang)
Component: Power-ThermalAssignee: Zhang Rui (rui.zhang)
Severity: high CC: acpi-bugzilla, bunk, ming.m.lin, rjw
Priority: P1    
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Kernel Version: 2.6.25 git Subsystem:
Regression: Yes Bisected commit-id:
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 9832    
Attachments: proposed patch
proposed patch

Description Zhang Rui 2008-02-28 19:14:57 UTC
Subject         : 2.6.25-rc kernel hangs on boot
Submitter       : Jonathan McDowell <noodles@earth.li>
Date            : 2008-02-29 11:09
References      : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120423268404812&w=2
Handled-By      : "Zhang Rui" <rui.zhang@intel.com>

This entry is being used for tracking a regression from 2.6.24.  Please don't
close it until the problem is fixed in the mainline.
Comment 1 Lin Ming 2008-02-28 21:33:07 UTC
Created attachment 15078 [details]
proposed patch

Please have a try this simple patch

There is a memory overflow bug when copy NULL internal package element object to external
Comment 2 Lin Ming 2008-02-28 21:36:12 UTC
Created attachment 15080 [details]
proposed patch

sorry, wrong patch attached in comment #1

pls try this one.
Comment 3 Rafael J. Wysocki 2008-02-29 06:56:16 UTC
References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/2/28/369
Handled-By : Lin Ming <ming.m.lin@intel.com>
Patch : http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/2/29/49
Comment 4 Zhang Rui 2008-03-02 19:06:53 UTC
Patch in comment #2 fixes the problem.
Comment 5 Len Brown 2008-03-10 21:17:14 UTC
patch in comment #2 applied
Comment 7 Zhang Rui 2008-03-13 20:17:26 UTC
*** Bug 10229 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***