kernel oops due to unaligned access with lswi
jonathan at jonmasters.org
Mon Nov 17 09:45:39 EST 2003
Alan Modra wrote:
| On Sun, Nov 16, 2003 at 11:49:32AM -0600, Kumar Gala wrote:
|>If Ben's comments are correct simply removing -mstring as an option
|>passed to the build should get the desired behavior.
| Yes. I can't see any problem with gcc's behaviour here, and I'm
| surprised that some processor is taking alignment exceptions on lswi.
The 601 reputedly broke a number of the PowerPC specifications however
so I am not surprised if it has this problem - the trouble is you can
fix up the alignment exception handler in Linux but not the firmware
handlers being used prior to that. Anyway people suggested workarounds.
** Sent via the linuxppc-dev mail list. See http://lists.linuxppc.org/
More information about the Linuxppc-dev