Subject: Re: Current ARM kernels hang during bootstrap
To: Richard Earnshaw <>
From: Chris Gilbert <>
List: port-arm
Date: 01/18/2004 23:30:41
On Sun, 18 Jan 2004 22:58:48 +0000
Richard Earnshaw <> wrote:

> > On Saturday 17 January 2004 9:19 pm, Steve Woodford wrote:
> > 
> > > I'm going to have to think about the best way to deal with this in
> > > the new world order.
> > 
> > Ok, as of revision 1.147 of pmap.c, this should be fixed.
> Yep, things seem to be back to normal now.
> Thanks.
> R.
> Oh, and thanks to Ben too, the 16-bit sound code on a RISC PC is
> working fine as well...  (well, I get the odd dropout when using
> audioplay, but I think that's just a lack of read-ahead on the disk --
> if the file is in memory then it's fine).

Could be interrupt contention, I did at one point plan to move the iomd
irq code over to use generic soft interrupts and the irq handling that
jason did, IE make it similar to the footbridge and evbarm, however I'm
not sure if it would help or not.

What cpu have you got in your RPC?