Subject: Re: bad system call
To: Jim Wise <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 04/26/1999 08:37:41
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Jim Wise wrote:

> On Sun, 25 Apr 1999 wrote:
> >hmmmm.  Thats interesting.  I do not have that option.  The interesting
> >part is that from /usr/src/sys/arch (1.3.3 source tree), 
> >grep SYSVSEM */conf/GENERIC
> >shows SYSVSEM listed on the GENERIC config files for 13 ports (including
> >all the other systems I ever use), but grep SYSVSEM pmax/conf/* shows
> >nothing (not even commented out SYSVSEM entries).  
> >
> >I'll try adding that.  Is that something which should be in GENERIC pmax
> >kernels?
> Hmm.  Looking closer, it seems that the pmax machdep.c doesn't have
> ifdefs on the SYSV* options, which most of the other ports do , so you
> may be out of luck, after all.  I guess this does belong on port-pmax
> after all :-( ...  Anyone?

Not everything is what it seems!  mips/mips/mips_machdep.c does all the
sysv* memory allocation...