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Re: [ppc patch] trap on abort

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: [ppc patch] trap on abort
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 15:36:56 +0000
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Hollis Blanchard <address@hidden> writes:

> for (;;) is really only useful if one has a hardware debugger, which I
> do not. By executing a "trap" instruction, Open Firmware's exception
> handler is called and we have some limited debug ability, which is
> better than what we get from an infinite loop.

I agree.

> Similarly I think grub_stop() should call grub_ieee1275_exit(), but I
> omit that for now because we should also free up all the memory we've
> claimed first, and I don't have code for that yet.

Right.  I will add this to the TODO because it should not be


BTW, is it possible to send your patches inline?  That makes it easier
to comment on them when it is required.  Or did I ask you about this
already and forgot what you said? :/

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