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Re: infinite loop in default_be_board_handler()

To: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: infinite loop in default_be_board_handler()
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2000 10:48:17 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr, linux@engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <39B57500.F08575D5@mvista.com>; from jsun@mvista.com on Tue, Sep 05, 2000 at 03:34:40PM -0700
References: <39B57500.F08575D5@mvista.com>
On Tue, Sep 05, 2000 at 03:34:40PM -0700, Jun Sun wrote:

> I found the following code in arch/mips/kernel/traps.c file, which looks
> like a hack to me.  Is there any reason the infinite loop should be
> there?  

Not really.  It's debug trash that accidently got checked into CVS.  The
reason I added this back in time was a bug where returning from the dbe
handler did result in more exceptions and screen printout so the debug
printout of the original exception would scroll off the screen ...

  Ralf

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