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Re: DECStation update...

Subject: Re: DECStation update...
From: (Paul Antoine)
Date: Thu, 1 May 1997 12:35:49 +1000 (EST)
In-reply-to: <> from "Systemkennung Linux" at May 1, 97 02:00:25 am
Organization: Softway Pty Ltd
Ralf wrote:

> > the kernel? It's not getting past the code at kernel_entry in head.S due to 
> > R4K'isms in that portion of the code (due to R4K coders setting the 
> > assembler to 'noreorder' then assuming all MIPS CPU's have 'some' 
> > interlocks as does the R4K... :-)
> Could you tell me where these R4k'isms are?

I don't know yet where the problem may lie in head.S, as I haven't got 
beyond deciding that this area is the right place to look.  I am now very 
familiar with the R3000 CPU's tendency to crash in weird ways when encountering
such situations, and it seems to me that this is what's happening at the 
moment.  I have already had to fix R4K stuff in header files such as system.h 
for the cli/sti macros...

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