Subject: Re: compatibility issue between 1.6 and -current
To: Jason R Thorpe , Chuck Silvers <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 11/24/2002 13:50:25
At 12:50 PM 11/24/2002, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
>On Sun, Nov 24, 2002 at 12:36:07PM -0800, Chuck Silvers wrote:
>  > I upgraded my test machine to -current userland today and I found
>  > that a 1.6 kernel can't even start the new /sbin/init, it gets EFAULT.
>  > does anyone else see this?
>  >
>  > this definitely puts a damper on my motivation to debug the icache
>  > problems in the 1.6 kernels.
>Running a newer userland with an older kernel has .. never been
>a supported configuration, I don't think.

That may be true but it was real handy on 1.5/1.6.  I wonder if this
due to signal tramponline changes.

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