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Re: Current CVS kernel no-go on R4k Decstation

To: Karsten Merker <>
Subject: Re: Current CVS kernel no-go on R4k Decstation
From: Harald Koerfgen <>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 1979 04:28:38 +0100 (CET)
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Reply-to: Harald Koerfgen <>
On 08-Jan-01 Karsten Merker wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 03:53:02PM +0100, Florian Lohoff wrote:
>> Hi,
>> i am seeing this on my R4k Decstation (5000/150) 
>> This was the first try 
>> [...]
>> Freeing unused PROM memory: 124k freed
>> Freeing unused kernel memory: 60k freed
>> [init:1] Illegal instruction 0320f809 at 0fb651c4 ra=0fb651cc
>> [init:1] Illegal instruction 8f998018 at 0fb651c8 ra=0fb651cc
>> Second try doesnt give me any output at all after
>> the "Freeing unused kernel ..."
>> CVS Checkout @ 20010108 ~15:00 MESZ
>                                  ^^^^
> Is it still summer in Westfalen :-) ?
> Similar effect for me (DS5000/150, Checkout @ Sat Jan 6 ~22:30 CET),
> except that I do not get the "illigal instruction" lines. Harald has the
> same problem on his /260. It looks like sometime in December 2000
> something has gone broken in the R4K-support, or are we perhaps
> triggering a compiler bug in egcs 1.1.2?

I don't think so. This hang appeared in the middle of December and may or may
not be related to the MIPS32 patches which were commited then. Unfortunately I
haven't had the time to track this down.

Anyway, is anybody else with a R4X00 machines seeing this?


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