#11763 LOW Future : gcc segfaults a lot on XO-1.75 12.1.0

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#11763: gcc segfaults a lot on XO-1.75 12.1.0
           Reporter:  carrott    |       Owner:  dsd           
               Type:  defect     |      Status:  assigned      
           Priority:  low        |   Milestone:  Future Release
          Component:  distro     |     Version:  not specified 
         Resolution:             |    Keywords:                
        Next_action:  never set  |    Verified:  0             
Deployment_affected:             |   Blockedby:                
           Blocking:             |  

Comment(by dsd):

 Disabling branch prediction (CONFIG_CPU_BPREDICT_DISABLE=y in the kernel)
 avoids these issues.

 Also see #12164 for another case where CONFIG_CPU_BPREDICT_DISABLE=y
 solves some misbehaviour on XO-4.

Ticket URL: <http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/11763#comment:5>
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