new binutils breaks "tlbie" instruction in kernel?
cfriesen at nortel.com
Fri Feb 4 02:02:59 EST 2005
Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-02-02 at 12:39 -0600, Chris Friesen wrote:
>>The "tlbie" instruction has a bit which may be set to indicate regular
>>or large page size. This used to be set via an optional second parameter.
>>Apparently some time between binutils versions 18.104.22.168.2 and
>>22.214.171.124.2 a change went in to make this second parameter mandatory,
>>which breaks the kernel ppc code.
> Wasn't it fixed ?
Not sure what "it" you mean. The current kernel code does not have the
third parm. I'm not sure about the latest binutils, but 126.96.36.199.2 is
what a vendor wants to build on.
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