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Re: Illegal instruction - a workaround or fix ?

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Illegal instruction - a workaround or fix ?
From: Pete Popov <ppopov@mvista.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 12:19:00 -0700
Cc: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Organization: Monta Vista Software
References: <20010311191639.A8587@paradigm.rfc822.org> <20010312122134.B1235@bacchus.dhis.org> <20010312144131.C7715@paradigm.rfc822.org> <3AE0885F.D1A3D26@mvista.com> <20010420161820.B5375@bacchus.dhis.org>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Ralf Baechle wrote:
> 
> 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.

Are you talking about the fast_sysmips patch Florian posted? 

Florian, if you have a newer patch than what you last posted on the
mailing list, would you mind sending it?

Thanks,

Pete

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