On Mon, Jul 13, 1998 at 02:36:06AM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 12, 1998 at 11:53:19PM +0200, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> > good to know, as the address was really bogus. Is there a chance to
> > print out the faulting physical address for a bus error ? This would
> > give us some chances to find the real culprit. But it still hasn't happen
> > again.
> Basically what to do would be to modify the kernel such that it will work
> with caches disabled. Then you get (almost) precise exceptions again.
> Alternative and with less impact on the performance you could try to
> writeback the caches in strategic positions for debugging. That makes a
> kind of a barrier for DBE exceptions.
ugly. I hope, that I won't need it.
> You patch looks good, could you commit it? Thanks.
I do, when I've merged my stuff with the latest CVS commits.
See, you not only have to be a good coder to create a system like Linux,
you have to be a sneaky bastard too ;-)
[Linus Torvalds in <email@example.com.Helsinki.FI>]