Fwd: CPU features

Tony Mantler nicoya at apia.dhs.org
Mon Apr 2 08:24:03 EST 2001

At 5:07 PM -0500 4/1/2001, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>>not fully up-to-date, I'll check that asap.
>>Ok, that crash appears to be fixed now.
>>Now after arch:exit, it just... stops. Cmd-power doesn't bring up xmon, so
>>I have no idea where it's died.
>>The sti replacement code still looked kinda weird, but I have no idea what
>>it's supposed to look like, so I guess that's ok...
>I'll have to look at this more closely. The problem may come from the
>spinlock problem (my fix might not be enough) or from another issue
>with my devel kernel as some of the new things in there have not yet
>been fully tested, especially on SMP.

I just booted with the second CPU wedged (that is to say, bootx from MacOS
9) with the same kernel to see what it would do with only 1 cpu, and it
still stops at the same place, so I'm guessing the problem should be
reproducable on a single-cpu system running an SMP kernel, if that helps

Cheers - Tony 'Nicoya' Mantler :)

Tony "Nicoya" Mantler - Renaissance Nerd Extraordinaire - nicoya at apia.dhs.org
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