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RE: devboard_82 problems with etrax100LX
ksymoops can be used with -v vmlinux -K -L -O -m System.map
From: email@example.com">mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Pieter Grimmerink
Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2003 5:24 PM
Subject: devboard_82 problems with etrax100LX
We're trying to run the devboard_82 environment on our custom board, based on the ETRAX100LX.
Our board has:
With the devboard_lx distribution, and kernel 2.4.14 as well as 2.4.19 it runs fine. I also patched the tools / scripts to use jffs2, still no problem.
But now I decided that devboard_82 was probably the way to go, much less modifications than with the old devboard_lx distro.
I'm using the same kernelconfig as with 2.4.19 for devboard_lx, the board flashes and boots fine, also keeps running when left alone.
Problems occur though, when
-I do a lot of 'ls -la' commands in large directories, from a telnet shell (ls -la from the serial console does not work at all) -I try to copy a large file to tmpfs (cp /bin/busybox /var) Plenty of free RAM though
In both situations, the etrax hangs completely.
Tried to disable/enable the watchdog, no difference.
What could be wrong?
Some other strange thing:
-when I do a lot of http requests (browse through filesystem, open a few
eventually the etrax crashes.
I've seen two different kinds of crashes resulting from this so far:
1. about 20 of the following error messages:
'bad pgdir entry 0x2 at 0x60e66000'
The etrax hangs after this. (no response on ethernet / serial console)
2. an oops occurs, I've attached the info.
I'm not sure what I can do to trace it, tried to use ksymoops with the etrax's System.map, got lots of errors, and eventually a traceback of 'timer_interrupt', but I don't know whether to trust this.
At first I thought this could be hardware related, but all these errors don't occur with devboard_lx and kernel 2.4.14 or 2.4.19, only with devboard_82 and kernel 2.4.20
Has anyone experienced the same kind of behaviour?
Could there be something wrong with my kernelconfig?