7450 bugs & fixes

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Dec 14 20:17:36 EST 2001

>Once upon a time, BenH wrote:
>> After reading the 7450 errata book, I'm now trying to figure out what
>>need to be done for our kernel to work properly on these. I'd appreciate
>>any input from other people here as some of the errata exact
>>consequences aren't that clear to me.
> Could this be the reason why my Dual 800 is crashing a lot? It is running
>2.4.17-pre2, PostgreSQL 7.1, Apache 1.3.20 with 1GB of RAM, 512 MB swap
>and hardly gets any work. This machine has crashed hard probably about 5
>times in the last 2 weeks and I can't find anything in the logs (not sure
>where else to look).
> Is anyone running this machine successfully or have the same experiences
>as me? Any info would be much appreciated.

Get a more recent kernel. I've worked around a couple of these errata
in both my rsync tree and the bitkeeper ppc kernels.

And please, don't forget to tell me if it works better ;)


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