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Re: {swapper:1] illegal instruction at ...

To: Vincent Stehlé <vincent.stehle@stepmind.com>
Subject: Re: {swapper:1] illegal instruction at ...
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 18:06:49 +0200
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On Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 01:56:57PM +0200, Vincent Stehlé wrote:

> > after this when I boot i get so many repeated messages like..
> > 
> > [swapper:1] Illegal instruction d0c62bd0 at 800f7c6c ra=
> > 800f4860
> > [swapper:1] Illegal instruction 0031c78 at 800f5b5c at ra=8002d954
> [..]
> > can somebody suggest me something..

Just a few items to check:

 - memory hw problem
 - memory controller configuration
 - caches not properly flushed
 - memory corruption

> As it seems your problem has something to do with the swapper, are you 
> also trying to swap over nfs ? I think you need patches for that:
> 
>    http://www.instmath.rwth-aachen.de/~heine/nfs-swap/nfs-swap.html

Those patches are broken.  If you're using those patches, don't even
expect to dream about things working ...

  Ralf

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