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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: Sparc32: random invalid instruction occourances on sparc32 (sun4c)
On Wed, 2007-07-04 at 04:27 +0100, Mark Fortescue wrote:
> I tried the previous patch and it looks like it fixes the issue however
> one of the test builds I did caused depmod to use up all available memory
> (40M - kernel memory) before taking out the kernel with the oom killer.
> At present, I do not know if it is a depmod issue or a kernel issue.
> I will have to do some more tests later on to day.

That's almost certain to be an unrelated issue.

> I have looked at the latest patch below and am I am still not sure about
> two areas. Please take a look at my offering based on your latest
> patch (included here to it will probably get mangled).
> Note the change to lines 2178 to 2185. I have also changed/moved the
> alignment of size (see lines 2197 to 2206) based on your changes.

The first looks correct; well spotted. The second is just cosmetic but
also seems correct. I might be inclined to make the #define
'RED_ZONE_ALIGN' and use it in the other places too.


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