Subject: Re: compatibility issue between 1.6 and -current
To: Matt Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chuck Silvers <email@example.com>
Date: 11/24/2002 15:22:30
On Sun, Nov 24, 2002 at 01:50:25PM -0800, Matt Thomas wrote:
> 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.
I don't see how it could be a signal problem.
the internal execve of init fails.