On Thu, Jan 29, 1998 at 10:17:50PM +0100, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 29, 1998 at 09:27:05PM +0100, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> > I'm trying to read the firmware prom of my Olivetti M700 (Magnum 4000
> > clone).
> > When access the address 0x9fc00000 (which is the KSEG0 address of the prom)
> > the box freezes immidiately. Does anybody know why ? And how could I access
> > the prom otherwise ?
> Did you try uncached accesses via KSEG1? I wouldn't wonder if the used
> PROMs can't cope with the bursts generated for filling a cacheline.
uncached access works. Thanks.
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you have to be a sneaky bastard too ;-)
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