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Re: Illegal instruction - a workaround or fix ?

To: Pete Popov <ppopov@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: Illegal instruction - a workaround or fix ?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 16:18:20 -0300
Cc: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3AE0885F.D1A3D26@mvista.com>; from ppopov@mvista.com on Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 12:05:03PM -0700
References: <20010311191639.A8587@paradigm.rfc822.org> <20010312122134.B1235@bacchus.dhis.org> <20010312144131.C7715@paradigm.rfc822.org> <3AE0885F.D1A3D26@mvista.com>
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On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 12:05:03PM -0700, Pete Popov wrote:

> I'm bringing this up again because none of the related patches on this
> topic have been applied to the latest cvs kernel.  The patch Florian
> refers to above oopses for me as well.  This patch below, from Florian,
> but updated against the latest cvs kernel, works (at least the few
> simple tests I've run do work now).  

This patch is broken for small negative numbers in the memory.

Florian now has a better patch that should be correct.

  Ralf

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