On Jun 12, 12:05, Trevor Woerner wrote:
>I compiled a 64-bit MIPS kernel, then built a busybox-based ramdisk. At
>first I couldn't get busybox's 'init' to work but later solved it by
>disabling the 'check_memory()' call.
>Further investigation into why the 'check_memory()' call was failing
>revealed a problem with the 'sysinfo()' system call. The kernel is
>64-bit, therefore when it fills in the 'struct sysinfo' (as it does
>when 'sys_meminfo()' is called) unsigned int's are 64 bits. But back in
>userspace, the 'struct sysinfo' that gets allocated thinks that
>unsigned int's are 32 bits.
Hm, that sounds wrong to me. 'int' is supposed to be 32 bits also on
64-bit systems, only 'long' should be 64 bits.