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Re: port-macppc/48600

The following reply was made to PR port-macppc/48600; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: (Christos Zoulas)
To: scole_mail <>,
Subject: Re: port-macppc/48600
Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2015 20:59:56 -0500

 On Jan 5,  8:33pm, (scole_mail) wrote:
 -- Subject: Re: port-macppc/48600
 | On Mon, Jan 05, 2015 at 10:40:04PM +0000, Martin Husemann wrote:
 | >  
 | >  Maybe a stupid question: why are %r1/%r8 not properly aligned here?
 | >  
 | >  Martin
 | >  
 | The 601 will get alignment exceptions if operands cross page
 | boundaries or word operands end in 0xffd - 0xfff.  The latter was what
 | was happening to me.  Byte operands don't generate alignment
 | exceptions.
 | I'm not sure why code in Locore.c didn't cause issues earlier with
 | ofwboot.xcf.  I seemed only to get the exceptions when booting off the
 | disk.
 This could be what is causing problems with PearPC. Have you tried that.
 It currently dies loading the kernel. I will try with your changes.

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