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Re: Problems booting Linux 2.6.18.1 on MIPS34K core

To: Trevor Hamm <Trevor_Hamm@pmc-sierra.com>
Subject: Re: Problems booting Linux 2.6.18.1 on MIPS34K core
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2006 19:24:20 +0000
Cc: "'Atsushi Nemoto'" <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Wed, Nov 08, 2006 at 11:09:37AM -0800, Trevor Hamm wrote:

> So just for fun, I built a linux image to use a write-through caching policy, 
> and it boots from power-up every time.
> 
> With this information, I would conclude the problem is due to cache 
> management, either in the way we're initializing the cache, or something else 
> in the squashfs code.  Or is there another explanation that I'm overlooking?

Does your processor have cache aliases?

  Ralf

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