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From Egor Pasko <egor.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] harmony launch failed on AMD Geode LX
Date Fri, 01 Feb 2008 15:32:24 GMT
On the 0x3DD day of Apache Harmony Mark Hindess wrote:
> > > in place of sfence in vm/vmcore/src/thread/linux/atomics.cpp.
> > 
> > Yes I think this should help on processors with no SSE (not to mention
> > SSE2) support.
> 
> It does.  HelloWorld runs okay with -Xint.  (Now I just need to find a
> way to run the tests on a machine which boots to a small ramdisk from
> compact flash and doesn't currently support network file systems.)
> 
> Without -Xint, predictably, it fails with not-immediately-helpful core
> which reports:
> 
> (gdb) bt
> #0  0xa649d24d in ?? ()
> (gdb) x/1i $eip
> 0xa649d24d:     (bad)  
> 
> It might be worth adding an option to the federation build compile for
> a more limited processor so that people can do some testing w/-Xint - on
> OLPC, Geode and VIA based machines?

I tried to say that a build option would be nearly as hard to
implement as a runtime option, which is more preferrable.

-- 
Egor Pasko


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