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RE: More data: I've made a CVS build that doesn't crash!

To: "Pete Popov" <ppopov@pacbell.net>
Subject: RE: More data: I've made a CVS build that doesn't crash!
From: "Matthew Dharm" <mdharm@momenco.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 17:56:56 -0800
Cc: "linux-mips" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
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Yep... 2.4.2 (plus my very small patch) works with all the SDRAM
enabled.

Matt

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pete Popov [mailto:ppopov@pacbell.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2002 5:35 PM
> To: Matthew Dharm
> Cc: linux-mips
> Subject: RE: More data: I've made a CVS build that doesn't crash!
>
>
> On Wed, 2002-01-30 at 17:23, Matthew Dharm wrote:
> > Well, I'm closer... and more confused.
> >
> > I've managed to make a 2.4.3 build which does not exhibit
> any of the
> > instability or crashing... but I did it by disabling half of the
> > memory!
> >
> > In linux/arch/mips/gt64120/momenco_ocelot/setup.c is some
> code to read
> > a PLD and add a memory region.  64MByte is already added
> much earlier,
> > and now we're adding the rest.  The board I'm testing on
> is 128MByte,
> > so it tries to add another 64MByte region which is physically
> > contiguous to the first region.
> >
> > As far as I can tell, all of my memory works perfectly.
> I'm going to
> > do some more tests, but both vxWorks and OpenBSD run on this board
> > without any problems.
> >
> > So, can anyone think of some likely culprits for what is
> wrong here?
> > Some piece of code which only works with addresses under 64MByte,
> > perhaps?
>
> And 2.4.2 works with all of the memory?
>
> Pete
>


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