> > the kernel? It's not getting past the code at kernel_entry in head.S due to
> > R4K'isms in that portion of the code (due to R4K coders setting the
> > assembler to 'noreorder' then assuming all MIPS CPU's have 'some'
> > interlocks as does the R4K... :-)
> Could you tell me where these R4k'isms are?
I don't know yet where the problem may lie in head.S, as I haven't got
beyond deciding that this area is the right place to look. I am now very
familiar with the R3000 CPU's tendency to crash in weird ways when encountering
such situations, and it seems to me that this is what's happening at the
moment. I have already had to fix R4K stuff in header files such as system.h
for the cli/sti macros...
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