Subject: Re: Processor correctavke error?
To: Tim Rightnour <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/10/1998 17:51:39
On Wed, 10 Jun 1998 18:05:20 -0700 (MST)
Tim Rightnour <email@example.com> wrote:
> # No... if it had been an error in user space, it would have been SIGSEGV. But
> # the address (a0) is in kernel space.
> Well.. cc said "fatal signal 11" I just assumed the mmu was saying "nothing
> there fred"
Oh! The kernel didn't panic? Do you have "DEBUG" enabled in your kernel?
If so, that would explain why that spew was sent to the console :-)
> # Let's take a look at what we have here:
> # a0 == 0xffffffffc8000004. That is in K1SEG, i.e. a mapped kernel
> # segment.
> Curious, how did you know this?
Look at <machine/alpha_cpu.h> :-) (I'm also somewhat familiar with the
architecture, and hav read the arch manual ... countless times :-)
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