[Top] [All Lists]

Re: kernel bug in linux2.4.3

Subject: Re: kernel bug in linux2.4.3
From: Jun Sun <>
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2001 18:04:26 -0800
References: <>
Sender: wrote:
> Hello,
> I took the linux kernel 2.4.3 from 
> This kernel was ported for MIPS32 ISA and its supposed to work with all the
> mips 4kc core. I took the kernel and ported for our Philips processor PR3950,
> which is based on a mips 4kc core.
> I have some issues in the reserve_bootmem() & the paging_init() in the
> arch/mips/kernel/setup.c. Itseems that they fail in the alloc_bootmem ().
> I commented these functions and got till console_init() to get the print 
> messages
> on my screen. I got the message as Kernel Bug in bootmem.c

Does PR3950 have ll/sc instructions?  If not, make sure the config file
reflects that properly.  Otherwise alloc_bootmem() will hang for ever. 
Commenting them out certainly is not the solution. :-)


<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>