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SubjectRe: [PATCH] alpha: fix FEN fault handling
On 1/7/23 13:28, Al Viro wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 07, 2023 at 02:46:26AM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
>> Not sure it's worth bothering with in palcode-clipper - for Linux it's
>> useless (run out of timeslice and FEN will end up set, no matter what),
>> nothing in NetBSD or OpenBSD trees generates that call_pal, current
>> FreeBSD doesn't support alpha and their last version to do so hadn't
>> generated that call_pal either... What else is out there? OSF?
> BTW, out of curiosity - what was
> case 5: /* illoc */
> default: /* unexpected instruction-fault type */
> about in that switch in do_entIF()?
> All documentation I'd been able to find had only 0..4 as expected
> values (bpt/bugcheck/gentrap/fen/opdec)...

No idea.

Historical git (cd52cb6178a7, v2.4.8 -> v2.4.8.1) suggests it's related to shark_mv, so
perhaps a later revision of DEC PALcode. But I have no corresponding documentation.


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