xine, ppc and illegal instructions

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Mon Apr 2 06:12:53 EST 2001

>- could there be a cache flushing bug?  When run in gdb if you set some
>breakpoints in the shared library, it will flush the icache (to make sure the
>breakpoint gets flushed out of data cache and any preloaded instruction are
>thrown away) this in turn seems to "fix" the cache flush problem if one

Franz and I checked glibc for the cache flushing problem reported by
Samuel Rydth and it's ok. However, the kernel did miss those sync's.
I can't tell if it's the cause of the problem, however, my rsync kernel
have those changes. I'll push them to bk soon.


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