rm7k_wait_irqoff patch doesn't seem to improve the things for illegal
instructions for E9k core.
But many customers have reported that they do get illegal instruction when
ICACHE_REFILLS_WORKAROUND_WAR is not enabled.
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Ralf Baechle
Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 2:23 PM
To: Steve Graham
Subject: Re: O2 RM7000 Issues
On Mon, Sep 17, 2007 at 04:04:52PM -0700, Steve Graham wrote:
> I am having a similar problem where complicated bash scripts on boot
> randomly throw SIGILL. I am running on a PMC MSP8510 platform - E9000
> core. I have applied the patch to "war.h" mentioned in this thread
> and that did greatly reduce the number of occurences of this problem
> but has not fixed it. I was getting at least 2 illegal instructions
> every boot and now I can boot without any problems about 90% of the time.
> Does the patch you mention below apply to the E9000 core as well?
Not to my knowledge - but I'm lacking any halfwayrecent errata information for
the RM9000 series, maybe somebody from PMC can jump in?