BDI2000 PTEs

Dan Malek dan at
Wed Nov 28 17:19:57 EST 2001

Rudolf Ladyzhenskii wrote:

> All I need for kernel debugging is BAT only translation. I cleared it
> according to BDI2000 manual.

Ummm....I think you need more than that for debugging loadable modules.
The BAT translation won't work for loadable modules, you have to find
all of their code and data through page tables.

> I looked at 2.4.14 kernel. It only has BDI2000 support in file
> /arch/ppc/kernel/head_8xx.S

Well hell....I wonder why they were never updated in 2.4.14.  Take
a look at the PowerPC development kernels, then.

> Which lines do I have to add?

Add this right after the 'bl load_up_mmu':

        /* Add helper information for the Abatron bdiGDB debugger.
         * We do this here because we know the mmu is disabled, and
         * will be enabled for real in just a few instructions.
        lis     r5, abatron_pteptrs at h
        ori     r5, r5, abatron_pteptrs at l
        stw     r5, 0xf0(r0)    /* This much match your Abatron config */
        lis     r6, swapper_pg_dir at h
        ori     r6, r6, swapper_pg_dir at l
        tophys(r5, r5)
        stw     r6, 0(r5)

Good Luck.

	-- Dan

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