Subject: Re: port-amd64/33927: -current/amd64 kernel reboots early in boot process
To: Matthias Drochner <>
From: Nicolas Joly <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/13/2006 13:23:23
On Thu, Jul 13, 2006 at 12:42:00AM +0200, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> said:
> > Ok, that narrows it down to changes that only affect the
> Didn't follow the thread from the beginning, but there was a change
> by me which unfortunately affects multiprocessor systems: I changed
> the kernel memory allocator to respect the execute permission bit.
> (This used to work all the time for alpha.)
> I don't understand all the details yet, but MP systems need some
> pieces of memory mapped with execute permission; see the appended
> patch.

Thanks a lot.

I can report that all the MULTIPROCESSOR kernels are fine on my Tyan

Nicolas Joly

Biological Software and Databanks.
Institut Pasteur, Paris.