[arch-general] [signoff] kernel26

Ray Kohler ataraxia937 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 23:08:04 CEST 2010

On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 1:45 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> This is an upstream kernel release, including security fixes. Packages
> will enter testing within the next hour.
> We had a gcc 4.4 -> 4.5 version bump, so the external modules are still
> compiled with 4.4, while the kernel is compiled with 4.5. If any
> external modules break (usual candidates are nvidia and aufs2), we will
> have to rebuild them with 4.5 as well.
> Please test this update thoroughly and sign off. Please provide feedback
> about the state of our nvidia and aufs2 (or other external) builds, so
> we know whether we require a rebuild.

The existing nouveau-drm module does not load into this kernel:

2010-04-26T16:51:01-04:00 <kern.alert> amaranth kernel: BUG: unable to
handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000060

Rebuilding nouveau-drm fixes it for me (x86_64).

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