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Re: bug in kernel_entry?

To: Steve Scott <>
Subject: Re: bug in kernel_entry?
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2003 15:23:12 +0200
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On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 03:11:36PM -0700, Steve Scott wrote:

> kernel_entry initializes the kernel stack pointer 'kernelsp'. But then
> immediately after this clears the bss, which has the side effect of setting
> kernelsp to 0. In our system, on initial entry to cpu_idle(), kernelsp is 0.

Funny this wasn't noticed for so long.  Fix is in CVS, thanks for reporting.


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