"Illegal instruction" traps on smp clients - 2.4.19
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Fri Feb 28 02:57:01 EST 2003
Rudy Klinksiek wrote:
| Smp and UP kernels work fine on the "server".
| Has anyone else seen this type of problem or something similar?
I have. I run a dual G4(7400), also with CONFIG_HIMEM and got plenty of
random SIGILL's, SIGABRT's and deamons crashing upon startup until I
started using Ben's bk tree. I've been using 2.4.20-ben(x) for quite
some time now without this problem.
| This appears to me to be an smp problem.
| And then, what can I do about it? I'm willing to try things
| as my time permits. I have looked at 2.5.60 memory.c/mmap.c
| and related functions, and trying to port the new methods
| back to 2.4.19 seems to be a rather daunting task.
| Comments, suggestions?
Try rsyncing ben's bk tree and using it, it cleared up this issue for me.
rsync -avz --delete rsync.penguinppc.org::linux-2.4-benh
- -Ethan Weinstein
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