> I took the linux kernel 2.4.3 from
> This kernel was ported for MIPS32 ISA and its supposed to work with all the
> mips 4kc core. I took the kernel and ported for our Philips processor PR3950,
> which is based on a mips 4kc core.
> I have some issues in the reserve_bootmem() & the paging_init() in the
> arch/mips/kernel/setup.c. Itseems that they fail in the alloc_bootmem ().
> I commented these functions and got till console_init() to get the print
> on my screen. I got the message as Kernel Bug in bootmem.c
Does PR3950 have ll/sc instructions? If not, make sure the config file
reflects that properly. Otherwise alloc_bootmem() will hang for ever.
Commenting them out certainly is not the solution. :-)