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Re: fyi, syscall() somehow broken...

To: Pete Popov <ppopov@embeddedalley.com>
Subject: Re: fyi, syscall() somehow broken...
From: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2004 16:44:05 +0100
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Pete Popov wrote:
> 
> >jfyi, something broke w/ the following commit... most notably 'ls -l'
> >doesn't work anymore... reverting to yesterdays cvs state fixes the
> >issues... ;-)

Confirmed on a SGI Indy with 32bit kernel. sys_quotactl seems to be
broken, while the rest of the system appears to work well.
I'll have a look.

> >Working file: arch/mips/kernel/scall32-o32.S
> >head: 1.18
> >revision 1.18
> >date: 2004/12/08 14:32:30;  author: ths;  state: Exp;  lines: +85 -102
> >Fix indirect syscalls for o32, improve syscall performance a bit,
> >and general code cleanup.
> 
> Someone reported this problem on the Au1x boards. Anyone else seeing 
> the problem on other MIPS32 boards?

The changed code is fairly hardware independent.


Thiemo

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