help: why show "Oops: kernel access of bad area, sig: 11"

Dave Ellis dge at
Wed May 21 22:57:12 EST 2003

guo_zhenglin wrote:

> ppcboot 2.0 use MHZ to set bi_intfreq , while kernel 2.4.20 consider
> bi_intfreq as HZ.

You should configure PPCBoot properly to match the kernel. This has
been configurable for a long time. See the PPCBoot README

It has been discussed many times on the ppcboot-users list, for
example see:

BTW clocks_in_mhz must be _removed_ from the environment to
get the clocks in HZ. Setting the value 0 does not work.


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