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Re: Good news and bad...

To: Richard van den Berg <R.vandenBerg@inter.NL.net>, linux-mips@fnet.fr
Subject: Re: Good news and bad...
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 1999 04:58:22 +0100
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.990201222001.600E-100000@whale.dutch.mountain>; from Richard van den Berg on Mon, Feb 01, 1999 at 10:21:32PM +0100
References: <36B572A4.1D225799@niisi.msk.ru> <Pine.LNX.3.95.990201222001.600E-100000@whale.dutch.mountain>
On Mon, Feb 01, 1999 at 10:21:32PM +0100, Richard van den Berg wrote:

> > Attached here is part of the final patch I've sent to Harald. (I removed
> > the Baget-specific part from the original patch.) The patch fixes two
> > bugs I and Vladimir encountered in 2.1.131. One bug is that init hangs
> > while switching to runlevel 3 due to a process doesn't switch to the
> > user mode correctly. Another one is that a system call with 4 arguments
> > aren't restarted properly. (The last argument contains garbage.) Ralf
> > sent a patch for the latter problem in the list, it's supposed to be an
> > old bug as Ralf said.
> 
> I haven't applied Ralf's patch.

Btw, the final patch which I'm using is slightly different from what I've
originally posted.  Not only that it's prooven to work, it also should do
so without any extra cycles in the syscall path for the common case.

  Ralf

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