System crash in kernel_thread

Jerry Van Baren gerald.vanbaren at
Wed Jun 4 01:50:37 EST 2003

What initialization is your BDI doing?  How does it compare to the actual
initialization that works?  Answering those two questions should be


At 05:16 PM 6/3/2003 -0400, Flavio.Pereira at wrote:

>Hi Wolfgang
> >It is most likely that the RAM errors happen when you use  bust  mode
> >accesses - which happens a lot when Linux starts working.
> >guess you know that there are already pretty extensive memory tests
> >available in U-Boot (see the post/ code).
> >The problem is, all these tests will not exercise burts mode accesses
> >the same way as Linux will do it, especially when Linux starts moving
> >lot's of data over the network (DMA).
>Weird, I was trying to boot with the BDI connected, i.e. issuing a go
>from the BDI> as there was a problem with the HRCW. Now we've fixed that
>(HRCW) and if I do a power reset boot without the BDI, the problem went
>away. It is still there with a BDI start. Well thanks for the help; we
>have the kernel up and running now.
>Flavio Pereira

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