On Fri, Jan 25, 2002 at 08:41:10AM +0900, Girish Gulawani wrote:
> i'm trying to bringup linux 2.4.[2|9] on our board based on LSI mips r4k
> right now the kernel compiled with gcc-3.0, boots up & can only work with
There are known bugs in older kernels that will crash them when compiled
with gcc 3.0. Even with current 2.4 kernels it's still playing with the
> statically linked commands. hence the root file system mounted from
> ramdisk,nfs, & de-dream ide-disk can show some-prompt only if ash.static is
> this is seen with 2.4.3 & ditto with 2.4.9. the kernel is in un-cached
> mode,since we have page-size problem with our core in cached, write
> both, modes. so question is WHY THE COMMANDS WITH SHARED LIBRARY DONOT WORK.
> FAILS TO LOAD SHARED LIBRARIES.
> the problem no.2 is root on ide-disk. the disk is paritioned & formatted
> using a linux pentium-pc. using a master disk the above said statically
> linked commands are downloaded to slave disk. the board boots up. however
> the bdflush/update process corrupts file-system. the UPDATE PROCESS CORRUPTS
> SUPERBLOCK AND INODES WHILE FLUSHING THE DIRTY BUFERS.
> PLEASE! PLEASE!! HELP ME ON THIS. THIS NEWSGROUP IS MY LAST HOPE.
Seems pretty obvious that cacheflushing for your system is broken.
Verify that arch/mips/mm/c-r4k.c knows how to handle your system.
PS: Seems your caps lock key occasionally gets stuck ;-)