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Bug 45843 - mm-sources/nvidia-kernel hardlock due to CONFIG_4KSTACKS=y
Summary: mm-sources/nvidia-kernel hardlock due to CONFIG_4KSTACKS=y
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Core system (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: (DEPRECATED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-03-26 15:11 UTC by Zachary Slater
Modified: 2004-04-04 11:51 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Zachary Slater 2004-03-26 15:11:26 UTC
The mm-sources may, for the time being, need to have the 4k-stacks-always-on.patch reversed, at least for nvidia users (5336-r1) it seems to hard lock the machine on startx (if set to y). I've been reversing it by hand for 2.6.5-r2 mm2/3 and that has fixed the problem.
Comment 1 Jason Cox (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-03-29 08:13:03 UTC
That is a a problem upstream. All we're doing is providing mm-sources (in there entirety) through portage. The 4k stack is slated to go mainstream, so nvidia users are in trouble once it does. Unless, nVidia comes out with a module/driver that supports a 4k stack environment, you're stuck doing it by hand.
Comment 2 Jason Cox (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-04-04 11:50:44 UTC
This is a problem upstream. I'd recommend taking it up with Andrew/nVidia.
Comment 3 Jason Cox (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-04-04 11:51:27 UTC
Closed. Not really anything we can do. What about those who don't use binary drivers?