[Pkg-fglrx-devel] Bug#576942: Bug#576942: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-3-amd64: kernel fix for wrong mtrr mask from MS-7252 bios may be wrong and cause problems with fglrx-driver
ben at decadent.org.uk
Sat Apr 10 14:57:03 UTC 2010
On Sat, 2010-04-10 at 10:45 -0400, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Apr 2010 15:18:43 +0200 Friedrich Delgado Friedrichs wrote:
> > Ben Hutchings schrieb:
> > > On Thu, 2010-04-08 at 14:26 +0200, Friedrich Delgado Friedrichs wrote:
> > > > [ 0.000000] WARNING: at /build/mattems-linux-2.6_2.6.32-9-amd64-NYTFdD/linux-2.6-2.6.32-9/debian/build/source_amd64_none/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mtrr/generic.c:467 generic_get_mtrr+0xbf/0xf9()
> > > > [ 0.000000] Hardware name: MS-7252
> > > > [ 0.000000] mtrr: your BIOS has set up an incorrect mask, fixing it up.
> > > > are supposed to indicate a crash in the kernel.
> > > It's not a crash, it's a warning about a BIOS bug.
> > In fact, that's what I suspected as well.
> > Is there any way this bios bug could cause me further trouble?
> the key here is that the submitter's MTRR is crashing irrespective of fglrx.
Nothing is crashing.
> there is probably some incompatibility with MTRR and his hardware.
You clearly have no idea what an MTRR is.
> i would like to reassign this to the kernel if that is ok. thanks for
> looking into this.
No, this is not a kernel bug.
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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