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Re: gnumach2 and pcmcia

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: gnumach2 and pcmcia
Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2002 01:30:31 +0100
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On Sun, Nov 10, 2002 at 12:51:50AM +0100, Daniel Wagner wrote:
> Good news. The pcmcia patch I made for OSKit seems to work, of course
> including some bugs. The patches for OSKit and gnumach are here [1].

Cool!  Congratulations, this is really good news.
> I have two major problems found so far. First the hda geometry scan
> will _only_ work if the console output goes over the serial line. 
> Booting without any attached null model cabel will result in
> wrong hda geometry scan which prevents further booting.

That is strange.

> Unfortunately
> I could not use gdb to debug because if gdb is attached I see a SIGTRAP in
> copyout_retry().

I see this as well, but I just press "c"ontinue, and it works fine for me
beyond this point.
> Second problem is a panic, triggered by not very heavy lot on the net
> device. A simple 'ls -lR' on a mounted nfs filesystem will caused
> it. I haven't looked into that one yet. 

At least it is easily reproducible :)

I am currently still busy with the console, but this work is nearing to a
first end.  So when I finished that, I can try out my pcmcia card.


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