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Re: page fault in mach_msg_trap

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: page fault in mach_msg_trap
Date: Wed, 16 May 2001 23:57:41 +0200
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On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 05:44:05PM -0400, Igor Khavkine wrote:
> On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 02:54:14PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:
> > 
> > > The time it pauses is too short to write down all registers.  We should
> > > consider increasing it.
> > 
> > The time is a rapid spinning loop, IIRC, and has gotten shorter as
> > processors have gotten faster; it should be timed to bogomips or
> > something like that.
> Why should there be a finite delay? I think a much better option
> is wait for the user to press a key before rebooting. When I was
> working with oskit-mach I was lazy so I just put a "hlt" instruction
> in panic so I would have to manually reset the machine to reboot.
> But it did give me unlimited time to examine the error messages.

If you run the Hurd unattendedly (for example, remotely), you don't
want it to spin forever.  It is better if it comes up all by itself.

We don't have BogoMIPS calulcation in GNU Mach.  Is it in oskit?


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