Re: iceweasel on Fuloong (was: What is the status of Debian on Lemote Fuloong?)
* Aaro Koskinen (email@example.com) [120731 08:32]:
> On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 11:15:11PM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > * Aaro Koskinen (firstname.lastname@example.org) [120730 22:57]:
> > > On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 10:48:46PM +0300, Aaro Koskinen wrote:
> > > > madvise(0x6fc17000, 4096, MADV_DONTNEED) = -1 EINVAL (Invalid argument)
> > >
> > > I believe this may be because the userspace assumes
> > > wrong page size (4 KB). Kernel (since 2.6.32, commit
> > > 315fe625f878749a7d2b6b65a40c29bbbe6e1dc7) supports only 16 KB and 64 KB
> > > pages for this board.
> > Do I understand it correct that this could be then an issue for any
> > architecture, unless 4kb sizes are configured? (Which might be an
> > non-common setup on other machines, but that's something else.)
> Yes, it seems there is a Mozilla bug reported about this seen on PPC:
> Comment #7 seems to provide a workaround that just skips the offending
> code on PPC.
I'm a bit confused, because it seems we built iceweasel with gcc-4.6,
but the gcc bug seems to hint that only gcc-4.7 and above is affected.