Re: PPC64: G5 & 4k/64k page size (was: Re: Call for report - G5/PPC970 status)
on my iMac iSight:
grep CONFIG_PPC.*PAGE config-5.3.0-3-powerpc64
# CONFIG_PPC_4K_PAGES is not set
# CONFIG_PPC_SUBPAGE_PROT is not set
I can't give you info about the G5 PowerMac 7,3 as it is not my machine.
On Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:47:49 +0100
Romain Dolbeau <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Le jeu. 12 déc. 2019 à 22:40, Andreas Schwab <email@example.com> a écrit :
> > I'm using 4K pages, in case that matters
> Yes it does matter, as it seems to be the difference between "working"
> and "not working" :-)
> Thank you for the config & pointing out the culprit!
> With your config, my machine boots (though it's missing some features
> as the config seems quite tuned).
> Moving from 64k pages to 4k pages on 'my' config (essentially,
> Debian's 5.3 with default values for changes since), my machine boots
> as well & everything seems to work fine.
> So question to Aneesh - did you try 64k pages on your G5, or only 4k?
> In the second case, could you try with 64k to see if you can reproduce
> the crash?
> To Jeroen - is your iMac booting with 4k or 64k pages? Same question
> for the crashing G5, though I assume the answer is going to be 64k
> Thanks & cordially,
> Romain Dolbeau
Jeroen Diederen <firstname.lastname@example.org>