[lfs-support] compile 4.17.7 32 bit

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Wed Jul 18 05:20:45 PDT 2018


On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:42:10PM -0500, Douglas R. Reno wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2018, 10:40 PM Ken Moffat <zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 04:31:47AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote:
> >
> > And the reply was that the known fix is not yet in Linus's tree, so
> > it can't be applied to stable until Linus commits it.
> >
> > So the one patch in 4.17.8-rc won't help 32-bit.
> >

Wrong - the patch _was_ the fix for 32-bit.  4.17.8 is out now.
(I was unwell yesterday, still catching up on lkml.)

But that doesn't alter Douglas's report below.
> 
> Guys,
> 
> Heads up, this is affecting sporadic x86_64 PCs too. A sizable chunk of my
> 64bit machines refuse to boot with 4.17.7 and even a few 32bit ones with
> 4.17.6. There is obviously something wrong here that needs fixing.
> 


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