Subject: Re: 1.6.1 lack of stability on cats
To: None <>
From: Chris Gilbert <>
List: port-arm
Date: 02/03/2003 13:09:44
Richard Earnshaw said:
> bjh21 said:
>> My immediate thought (and something that's been sitting at the back of
>> my mind and completely failing to get any useful attention for months)
>> is that we might have some but not all of the copyin/out updates in
>> the 1.6 branch, and might hence have a copyin/out that handles
>> misaligned buffers wrongly.
> Sounds very likely,  bcopyinout.S on the branch is effectively 1.1 from
> the trunk (though CVS thinks it's parented off 1.9 for some strange
> reason).

hmm, possibly, I'll see when I get home if the xsrc build has got any
further with a non arch/tune kernel.  Certainly looking at the diffs it's
rather worrying.

How standalone is bcopyinout.S?  IE could it be updated on it's own
(noting that it's now full of mulitprocessor stuff.