new binutils breaks "tlbie" instruction in kernel?
segher at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Feb 4 11:55:08 EST 2005
> 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
>> 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 ?
My patch indeed was backed out. If ever I find the time I'll get it
in though, but without affecting tlbie (the syntax for tlbie is
when you look at the PEM or at the Books; the patch was supposed to
a problem in the cmpXX insns only). Someone should get the PEM and the
architecture books back in line ;-)
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