On Thu, 05 Apr 2007 13:31:09 PDT, Andrew Morton said:I didn't have a second box available at first. Then I blew close to 45 minutes trying to figure out why netconsole was totally failing to work, before I found this in .config: # CONFIG_NETCONSOLE is not set "Do'h!" -- H. Simpson Unfortunately, defining netconsole caused NETPOLL to be defined, which caused a recompile of half the known world, and the symptoms of the crash moved. Film at 11, once I figure out what's going on, and fix the testbed in my office so I can actually catch this sucker - I may have to string a serial cable. One solid good data point: 21-rc5 with only the -mm4 'origin.patch' applied is OK, so whatever the issue is, it's not in Linus's tree.