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SubjectRe: [Bug 206175] Fedora >= 5.4 kernels instantly freeze on boot without producing any display output

On 3/11/20 4:21 PM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 9:02 AM Artem S. Tashkinov <> wrote:
>> With this patch the system works (I haven't created an initrd, so it
>> doesn't completely boot and panics on not being able to mount root fs
>> but that's expected).
> Perfect.
> I ended up applying my earlier cleanup patch with just the added
> removal of the kfree(), which was the actual trigger of the bug.
> It's commit e423fb6929d4 ("driver code: clarify and fix platform
> device DMA mask allocation") in my tree. I've not pushed it out yet (I
> have a few pending pull requests), but it should be out shortly.

I've been able to compile and run
e3a36eb6dfaeea8175c05d5915dcf0b939be6dab successfully. I won't claim
this patch doesn't break something for other people :-)

Best regards,

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