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Re: 2.1.131 strikes back!

To: Harald Koerfgen <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>, linux-mips@fnet.fr
Subject: Re: 2.1.131 strikes back!
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 1999 00:59:50 +0100
In-reply-to: <XFMail.990118223359.Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>; from Harald Koerfgen on Mon, Jan 18, 1999 at 10:33:59PM +0100
References: <XFMail.990118223359.Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
On Mon, Jan 18, 1999 at 10:33:59PM +0100, Harald Koerfgen wrote:

> This is on my DECstation 5000/260 running two "make -j 10 netboot" in
> parallel on two kernel source trees. I booted in single user mode, started
> inetd manually and opened four telnet sessions :-).

Cool!

> The bug was simple but not necessary obvious: duplicate labels in
> r2300_misc.S and r4k_misc.S which, although not declared as such, were
> global.
> 
> Quick'n'dirty fix: rename those labels.

Looks like a bug in the assembler or linker.  Your patch actually shouldn't
make a difference.  Can you try to disassemble the object files rsp. the
kernel executable and find the difference between the good and the broken
kernel image?

  Ralf

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