Re: 2.4.0-test9 + Winchip2/2A processor family == hang on boot

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 09:10:21 EST

On Wed, 11 Oct 2000 14:26:08 +0100 (BST), wrote:
>I actually thought that the i686 target was the same as the i586 target
>with different instruction scheduling rules. Seems my judgement was off.
>/me goes to read gcc docs

Sounds like you got caught by the conditional move instruction that is
generated for 686. It causes oops on 586, and somewhere in the oops or
printk code you hit another cmove. Double fault, kernel hang.

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