again 2.3.28

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at
Thu Nov 18 07:18:44 EST 1999

On Wed, 17 Nov 1999, Ani Joshi wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Nov 1999, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > Probably it depends on the machine, since I get up to free_all_bootmem(), which
> > is called by mem_init() in start_kernel(). OK, I have a different box (CHRP)
> > and was actually speaking about 2.3.27, but the 2.3.28 patch doesn't contain
> > relevant changes.
> 	could your problem in free_all_bootmem() be caused by
> "if(!bootmem_map) BUG();"?  because in do_init_bootmem()
> it frees the bootmem bitmap (which is called very early).  
> is it trying to free something thats already been free'd?
> its possible this is happening on pmacs also...

As I posted before (last Friday), it gets further than that.

I'll try Paul's tree...

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