Re: 2.2.{9,10} strangeness (random SEGV/ILL in kernel compilation)

Goswin Brederlow (goswin.brederlow@student.uni-tuebingen.de)
22 Jun 1999 15:55:59 +0200


"Alexander V. Lukyanov" <lav@yars.free.net> writes:

> On Sat, Jun 19, 1999 at 11:03:13AM -0500, orion@phlan.net wrote:
> > Since I also have this problem, I downgraded to kernel 2.2.7 and it just
> > compiled 2.2.10 flawlessly. Very strange.
>
> Looks like I have found the problem. 2.2.10 with
> arch/alpha/kernel/entry.S from 2.2.7 works flawlessly for me.
> Can anybody confirm that?
>
> One suspicious change in 2.2.8 was removing `call_pal PAL_tbi' after
> PAL_swpctx. What could that mean... I have not tried to back-out that
> part of patch yet, maybe someone will figure out what was wrong with 2.2.8
> patch.
>
> Alexander.

Hmm, 2.2.9 is running for 2 1/2 days now without any problems. No
segfaults that werent cause by my bad programming.

What alpha and milo do you have?

MfG,
Goswin