Subject: Re: can MEXTADD() storage be remapped ?
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/25/2005 17:25:46
On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 08:23:45AM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On May 25, 2005, at 1:41 AM, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> >At first glance I didn't find a place where they would be called  
> >from an
> >interrupt context. I tried protecting them with splvm(), but then
> >the resulting kernel doesn't boot (they are called from pmap_init 
> >(), and
> >I guess we can't use spl functions at this point).
> wow, you'd better be able to use spl*() by the time pmap_init() is  
> called!

Maybe the problem happens even before pmap_init() is called. The kernel
crashed very early, it didn't print anything at all.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference