erbenson at alaska.net
Wed May 16 21:00:13 EST 2001
On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 11:21:54AM +0200, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> >bigfoot:~# kbdrate -h
> >kbdrate: invalid option -- h
thats interesting, kbdrate -h gives a usage message for me.. like it
> >Machine check in kernel mode.
> >Caused by (from SRR1=c9030): Unknown values in msr
> > What do I do to debug this?
> > The machine is totally locked, not even the SysRQ combination does
> >anything. (control+command+power still resets though, since it is handled
> >in hardware on oldworlds.)
> Well, I guess that kbdrate is yet another dumb x86'ism that will
> directly tap the hardware of a PC's keyboard controller...
according to the man page it trys to be portable:
All this is very architecture dependent. Nowadays kbdrate
first tries the KDKBDREP and KIOCSRATE ioctls. (The for-
mer usually works on an m68k machine, the latter for
SPARC.) When these ioctls fail an ioport interface as on
i386 is assumed.
Linux 1.1.19 22 June 1994 2
that fallback is probably the bugger though.
> Well, I may be wrong, but machine check usually means that you are
> trying to access non-existing hardware.
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