Kernel Mode Software Emulation NIP: 00001FFC - cache coherency problem on m8xx processors

Dan Malek dan at
Fri Mar 26 19:07:16 EST 2004

LC Geldenhuys wrote:

> This sounds distinctly familiar to the CPU13 Errata.

Not exactly.  This isn't the first instruction of the exception
handler.  It's the first instruction of the general handler
that all of them call after excuting about 30 instructions of
context saving.

There are, however, several Errata associated with the setting
of the ICTRL[IST_SER] and page boundary instruction execution.

Thanks for pointing out ensuring the ICTRL is set for normal,
"no show" operation.  It's worth checking that, too.  The
default reset is not what you want here, the boot rom should
set this register to something for normal operation.

	-- Dan

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