Subject: Re: /bin/sh (?) problem on md-root on ZAO425
To: Steve Woodford <>
From: Chris Gilbert <>
List: port-arm
Date: 08/15/2003 22:27:32
On Fri, 15 Aug 2003 12:19:48 +0100 (BST)
Steve Woodford <> wrote:

> On Fri, 15 Aug 2003, Shoichi Miyake wrote:
> > I think there's someting wrong in src/lib/libc/arch/arm/string/*.S,
> > correct ?
> > But I cannot assert, as I'm not familiar with arm assembly
> > language... I wonder somebody arm expert could examine them...
> I looked at memcpy.S when you first reported this problem (I have an
> IXP425-based board which I'm very slowly working on) and concluded
> that it was broken for big-endian mode. I just forgot to reply to your
> earlier email ;-).

Yep a lot of those funcs may not work for big endian, I'll have a look
and see if there's an obvious broken case for little endian.

> memcpy.S and friends need to be re-visited for Xscale anyway, which
> I'm planning to do RSN.

Really?  is there more you can do for memcpy with xscale?