Hey there,

I've been trying to run a 2.6.16 kernel with the appropriate gcov patches. The stock kernel boots on a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 system just fine, but after patching the the source with the gcov-2.6.16 patch, the kernel doesn't boot. It hits a segfault that somehow gets trapped in an infinite loop, which scrolls off the screen, but is the same few lines printed out repeatedly. I saw the same behavior with the 2.6.16 sources and the sources when patched.

Is this a simple problem? I can attach a serial line if further debug is needed.

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