Subject: Re: Current ARM kernels hang during bootstrap
To: Richard Earnshaw <>
From: Steve Woodford <>
List: port-arm
Date: 01/17/2004 21:19:04
On Saturday 17 January 2004 4:03 pm, Richard Earnshaw wrote:

> Loosing the interrupt and fault vectors is obviously somewhat
> fatal to the health of the machine.
> Have you any idea what might be the cause of this change in
> behaviour?

It worked previously because the vector page was no longer resident in 
the L1 when the pmap was destroyed, as the kernel had already switched 
to the reaper (see cpu_switch()).

I'm going to have to think about the best way to deal with this in the 
new world order.

Cheers, Steve