On Sat, Oct 02, 2004 at 10:40:14PM +0200, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> > > With this fix the machines goes userspace (reverse engineered by sound
> > > of hard disk) but seems to die somewhere. Probably the same bug as seen
> > > on other archs - die on first fork.
> > The last problem happens only on r4000 and r4400, and occasionally
> > also shows up as "illegal instruction" or "unaligned access". It
> > turned out to be a broken TLB handler. I temporarily switched (for
> > 32bit kernels) from except_vec0_r4000 to except_vec0_r45k_bvahwbug.
> > This may cause an avoidable performance loss, but at least it allows
> > my R4400SC-200 (V6.0) Indy to run current 2.6 CVS.
> One more nop is enough to make it work. This should probably go in
> a hazard definition.
excellent, this gets up my Indigo 2 with a 200 MHz CPU
root@(none):/# cat /proc/cpuinfo
system type : Jazz MIPS_Magnum_4000
processor : 0
cpu model : R4000PC V3.0 FPU V0.0
BogoMIPS : 49.76
wait instruction : no
microsecond timers : yes
tlb_entries : 48
extra interrupt vector : no
hardware watchpoint : yes
VCED exceptions : 0
VCEI exceptions : 0
Crap can work. Given enough thrust pigs will fly, but it's not necessary a
good idea. [ RFC1925, 2.3 ]