Subject: Re: Another crash :(
To: Thomas Mueller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <email@example.com>
Date: 06/06/2001 10:13:43
> Stopped at if_slowtimo+0x24: movw 0x2e(%ebx),%ax
> This looks like a size inconsistency between registers. ebx is 4 bytes, ax is
> 2 bytes. Source and destination of mov commands must be same size. Or is my
> interpretation of the error message wrong?
Your interpretation is incorrect.
the x86 instruction:
add 0x2e and the contents of %ebx to form a 32-bit effective address.
move a 16 bit quantity) from memory at that effective address
into %ax (the low-order 16 bits of %eax)