On Fri, Nov 02, 2007 at 11:15:51AM +0530, kalyan tejaswi wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am using Malta-4Kc with kernel 2.6.8(from linux-mips.org) compiled with
> gcc 3.4.4.
> I can not boot over NFS.
> The console log is attached.
> Any hints are greatly appreciated.
2.6.8 is really old, over 3 years now. So forgive if memory of the bugs
in that kernel is fading. I think the one you're seeing was was caused
by memory prefetching beyond the end of memory. The easy fix is to disable
prefetching. See a modern memcpy for how to do that. There are several
other interesting issues hidden in 2.6.8 so I think you really should