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Re: Current CVS Kernel Broken on MIPS (010111 - 2.4.0)

To: Ian Chilton <ian@ichilton.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Current CVS Kernel Broken on MIPS (010111 - 2.4.0)
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 21:20:05 -0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20010111225700.A2473@woody.ichilton.co.uk>; from ian@ichilton.co.uk on Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 10:57:01PM +0000
References: <20010111225700.A2473@woody.ichilton.co.uk>
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On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 10:57:01PM +0000, Ian Chilton wrote:

> > Such a pile of numbers is pretty useless for debuggin unless accompanied
> > with the disassembler listing of the crashing code, System.map or even
> > better the kernel binary itself ...
> 
> Sorry, I forgot..:
> 
> http://files.ichilton.co.uk/linux-010111-IP22-4400.tar.gz
> 
> 
> It's all in there, ELF + ECOFF + System.map

It's a crash during the very early initialization of the kernel, that is
before trap_init() gets called.  __alloc_bootmem_core calls memset with
bogus addresses and that again crashes.  Not very much else I can read
from this crash and not very much I can do without an Indy ...

  Ralf

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