Re: 68040 buserror patch
On Thu, 5 Oct 2000, Bjoern Brill wrote:
> [crossposted to debian-68k since they're preparing kernels for potato r1
> at the moment]
> Hello list,
> the attached patch (by Richard Zidlicky, against 2.2.6) adresses a
> problem in the 68040 buserror handler that breaks nearly every program
> linked against libpthread, e.g. xntp, nscd, ypbind, python (which in
> turn breaks Debians reportbug) on any 68040 machine, be it Mac or
> not. There has been some discussion about this on debian-68k and, as I was
> told, also on linux-m68k.
> The patch applies with minimal intervention to 2.2.16 from mac68k CVS
> and it seems to work (for me at least :). Would somebody with write
> access to CVS please commit it?
OK, I applied the patch and it seems to work. ypbind runs now. :) I put up
a kernel at ftp://macduff.dhs.org/pub/cvs/vmlinux-2.2.16-100500.gz. I'll
commit the patch to CVS shortly.