On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 03:06:35PM -0700, Kevin Cernekee wrote:
> On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 11:45 AM, Jayachandran C.
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > The current linux-mips queue works for me, and I don't have the old source
> > or binaries with me anymore. You surely should be able build with
> > nlm_xlr_defconfig and see if the rixi is enabled in the build, if you want
> > any config register dump on the CPU, please let me know.
> I was able to locate an old MIPS R5000 based system and get linux-mips
> queue running on it. Here are the settings:
> # CONFIG_64BIT is not set
> This was intended to mimic the XLR configuration: 32-bit kernel on a
> 64-bit CPU with 64-bit physical addressing, SMP (albeit with 1 CPU),
> no RI/XI.
> After applying all 4 of my page cleanup patches, the system still
> booted and ran normally.
> Userspace is glibc with a bash shell (also tried uClibc w/bash, same
> result). Since the reported assertion appeared to be in bash.
> Jayachandran - how do you think we should debug this? It seems like
> the problem only shows up on XLR. Since this is a relatively new
> platform, is it possible that something else might be broken still?
Can you send me the patchset which works on top of queue with any
debugging you want enabled? I can try that and send you the results.
It is also possible that something is broken with the XLR platform code,
it is currently almost straight r4k...