Re: Problems with oskit-mach
On Wed, Sep 06, 2000 at 07:30:14PM +0200, Daniel Wagner wrote:
> Hi Igor!
> On Tue, 05 Sep 2000, Igor Khavkine wrote:
> > The first problem was that my computer generated a general protection fault
> > in the i386/intel/pmap.c::pmap_boostrap() function where the code was trying
> > to modify the %cr4 register. I have a K6-III which pretends to support the
> > PGE extension (judging from the cpuid output), the code was trying to enable
> > the flag for this feature in the %cr4 register and that generated the GPF.
> It seems that I have the same problem, but I've got an K6-2. So that might be K6
> family error.
Good news! It is not a problem with the K6 family of processors!!!
I have the same problem on my Xeon.
However, unlike you, Igor, I did not crash while setting the cr4 register but
when enabling the page tables; that is to say, setting cr0 from the function
Neal H Walfield
University of Massachusetts at Lowell
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