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SubjectRe: Anybody got 2.4.0 running on a 386 ?
Robert Kaiser wrote:
>
> On Die, 09 Jan 2001 you wrote:
> > Robert Kaiser wrote:
> > > I can't seem to get the new 2.4.0 kernel running on a 386 CPU.
> > > The kernel was built for a 386 Processor, Math emulation has been enabled.
> > > I tried three different 386 boards. Execution seems to get as far as
> > > pagetable_init() in arch/i386/mm/init.c, then it falls back into the BIOS as
> > > if someone had pressed the reset button. The same kernel boots fine on
> > > 486 and Pentium Systems.
> > >
> > > Any ideas/suggestions ?
> >
> >
> > is "Checking if this processor honours the WP bit even in supervisor
> > mode... " the last thing you see before the reset?
> >
>
> No, I don't see _any_ messages from the kernel. The last thing I see is
> "Uncompressing Linux... Ok, booting the kernel." I have added some
> quick and dirty debug code that writes messages directly to the VGA
> screen buffer. According to that, execution seems to get as far as the
> statement
>
> *pte = mk_pte_phys(__pa(vaddr), PAGE_KERNEL);
>

Could it be possible that memory size is being misdetected? Try mem=8M
(or less) on the command line. Try to catch the value of pte when it
crashes.

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Brian Gerst
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