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RE: Kernel debugging contd.

To: "Jonathan Day" <imipak@yahoo.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Subject: RE: Kernel debugging contd.
From: "Mark E Mason" <mark.e.mason@broadcom.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 21:52:51 -0700
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Hello, 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan Day [mailto:imipak@yahoo.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 11:07 AM
> To: Mark E Mason; linux-mips@linux-mips.org
> Subject: RE: Kernel debugging contd.
> 
> I would guess I can fix the problem by simply
> cutting-and-pasting the SB1 codes back in and then
> changing the calls. (If there's a patch for this out
> there, that would be even easier...! :)
> 
> Out of curiosity, any idea why the code was switched
> to a generic implementation?

Ralf will have to answer that one, but I believe it was caught up in a
general housecleaning of the MMU/cache code.

/Mark

> 
> --- Mark E Mason <mark.e.mason@broadcom.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > FWIW - this is the same place my boards are hanging
> > (right after freeing
> > kernel memory).  I'd tracked it down to the commit
> > that changed the
> > cache/page handling for the sibyte parts from the
> > sb1 specific to the
> > generic codes -- but haven't found time to look into
> > it further as yet.
> > 
> > /Mark 
> 
> 
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