Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > For short-term solutions, we can have trap handler that supports the
> > unaligned read/write. Does anybody know if there is such a trap handler
> > for MIPS?
> It's right there in your kernel ...
Cool! I found it.
> You _really_ _really_ want to avoid relying on the unaligned trap handler.
> Performancewise that's equivalent to a swapping on a floppy disk on the
> Mars over NFS via avian carriers ...
> However unaligned accesses will result in an address error exception not
> bus error therefore I suspect you've got another problem.
I got the error when I use gdb to debug kernel. I suppose the gdb stub
intercepted the error and report it as BUS error. We should make
gdb-stub a little smarter ...