Subject: Re: Softfloat and -current
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bruce O'Neel <email@example.com>
Date: 10/09/2004 13:34:52
Sorry, I haven't tried. I'm off to Sunny England for 1.5 weeks so
I'll try when I get back.
On Sat, Oct 09, 2004 at 02:51:54PM +0200, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> Hi all,
> I can't get -current kernels (as of today's sources) to work on my Performa 630
> (68040LC chip). If I boot the installation kernel (netbsd-INSTALL.gz), I get
> messages like:
> md0: internal 2560 KB image area
> Kernel Illegal Instruction trap.
> trap type 2, code = 0x0, v = 0x0
> kernel program counter = 0x3fd9b8
> pid = 0, lid = 1, pc = 003FD9B8, ps = 2600, sfc = 1, dfc = 1
> [...registers and stack dump...]
> panic: Illegal instruction
> Booting my customized kernel generally results in a hang while probing adb0
> (i.e., I see 'adb0:' and it gets stalled there); no panic nor anything else,
> just a freeze (strange...). One of these boots, however, resulted in a panic
> similar to the above one, just before it tried to mount the root devie (IIRC).
> Note that I'm building everything with softfloat enabled (-V MKSOFTFLOAT=yes
> on build.sh's command line).
> However, a netbsd-INSTALL.gz image from 2.0_RC3 built by Bruce works properly.
> Maybe there is a problem in the patches I merged in the code (though I tried
> them a while ago and worked flawlessy). And, AFAIK the kernel should not
> include FPU code, right? If so, I don't see why it panics (though the
> messages look very much like FPU problems).
> Is anybody running current on such machines? If not, can you try to build a
> kernel and run it on them? Any idea about what can be happening?
> Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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