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Re: early crash on indigo2 fix breaks indy ...

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: early crash on indigo2 fix breaks indy ...
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2000 11:18:35 +0200
Cc: Ulf Carlsson <ulfc@calypso.engr.sgi.com>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20000428015227.E797@uni-koblenz.de>; from Ralf Baechle on Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 01:52:28AM -0700
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On Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 01:52:28AM -0700, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > The problem i seen on MY indigo2 is that i get a memory chunk from
> > the ARC which is freed up although the kernel resides in that memory
> > chunk. The first allocation of memory (still in the bootmem) 
> > then gets kernel pages - does a "memset" and dead we are.
> 
> In that case I suggest you enable the define DEBUG near the top of
> arch/mips/arc/memory.c and take a closer look at the printout.

I did that - And i also included a lot more debugging myself. I also
mailed to output to the list but nobody seemed able to help - So i
fixed it myself ...

Flo
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Florian Lohoff          flo@rfc822.org                  +49-subject-2-change
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