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Re: PPC stack

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: PPC stack
Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2005 22:48:38 +0200
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Hollis Blanchard <address@hidden> writes:

> Marco, can you remind me why we stopped assigning our own stack on
> PPC? I seem to recall something failing, but I don't remember what.

IIRC it was because OF supplies a stack anyway and because GRUB did
not work on the pegasos because of that.

> I've found that some things work better when we use our own stack. For
> example, running "suspend" does not spew a bunch of OF messages to the
> screen, but rather quietly returns to the OF prompt. Also, I think the
> trap exception doesn't work (crashes OF) when we use the OF-assigned
> stack, but I will try to investigate more later.

Please do.  If you want me to set stuff on the pegasos or powerbook,
just ask.


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