On Wed, Jan 30, 2002 at 07:39:41PM +0900, Girish Gulawani wrote:
> could solve the disk corruption problem, thanks to you. it was due to my
> over-confident source code for bus mastering device. while re-targeting the
> driver from vxworks to linux i had introduced a bug. its all working great
> now. thanks again. while this problem is solved i have one more query.
> as i mentioned earlier, our core supports page size of 16K. hence the mmu
> code is changed accordingly, for kernel 2.4.9. but any command load fails
> giving page alignment error. seems some problem from binfmt_elf.c file. i
> have build the command, ash, using egcc-2.91.66. to change the page
> alignment the option given was "--n16384". this option is surely wrong,
> hence could you tell me what is correct option? HOW TO CHANGE PAGE ALIGNMENT
> TO 16K WHILE LINKING USER COMMANDS??
I hate to say it but at this time we don't support any other pagesize
than 4kb on MIPS. I haven't looked into details but I'd expect to hit
a number of subtle bugs when we go to a larger pagesize. So I expect
your way to be stony.