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Re: Reserved instruction in kernel code

To: Ales Mulej <>
Subject: Re: Reserved instruction in kernel code
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2009 17:19:27 +0000
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On Wed, Dec 02, 2009 at 11:15:06AM -0000, Ales Mulej wrote:

> I'm porting linux( to the Wintegra WINHDP2 refrence board.
> As a refrence I already have an old BSP from Wintegra based on kernel
> 2.6.10.
> During the kernel start up process I receive following error:
> Reserved instruction in kernel code[#1]:

The CPU is taking an exception because of an instruction it doesn't know.
One reason for this might be an incorrect CPU type setting in the kernel
configuration resulting in the generation of such code.


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