Re: Installing debian on Highscreen Alpha 5000 / Alpha PC 164LX
On Thu, 20 Aug 1998, Paul Slootman wrote:
> On Thu 20 Aug 1998, Dirk Luetjens wrote:
> Can't help you with your network card problem; however, setting up the
> AlphaBIOS works fine with the README available from
> http://lhpca.univ-lyon1.fr/axp/debian.html .
> > I although see some "unaligned traps"
> > > kernel: unaligned trap at fffffc00003c228c: fffffc00000514be 28 1
> > > kernel: unaligned trap at fffffc00003c22a0: fffffc00000514c2 28 2
> > > kernel: unaligned trap at fffffc00003c228c: fffffc00000514ce 28 1
> > > kernel: unaligned trap at fffffc00003c22a0: fffffc00000514d2 28 2
I have the same, but it doesnt make any problems.
> > but I don´t know what it is?
> It's a bug in the kernel sources, which don't have any bad effect
> besides slowing the machine somewhat; the unaligned traps are, uhm, trapped,
> and the access to the unaligned data is emulated by the kernel. This is a
> lot slower than aligned accesses (where if you want to read a 4-byte
> value, that value needs to be at a multiple of 4, etc.).
> Paul Slootman
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