[U-Boot-Users] Strange memory allocation problem in linux

Ara Avanesyan araav at hylink.am
Wed Mar 23 10:17:24 CET 2005


I do not know whether this is a right group to ask this question, but i'm
giving it a try.
Here is what I have,
I have a loadable module (linux.2.4.20) which contains a 2 mb static gloabal
When I load it from linux booted via U-Boot system crashes.
Everything works ok if I do the same thing with the same linux booted with
Before loading the module I check the current meminfo and get the same
result both times.

Some glue or something where and what to look?


Additional information:
The same error occurs if I just run depmod -a.

system: Avila board 64 MB RAM, ixdp425 architecture, U-Boot: 1.1.2

error message:
Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address e59f30f8
mm = c000a320 pgd = c3e60000
*pgd = 00000000, *pmd = 00000000
Internal error: Oops: 0
CPU: 0
pc 2 [<c0054f64>]    lr : [<00000000>]    Tainted: GF
sp : c3e45e94  ip : c3e45eb4  fp : c3e45eb0
r10: 00000000  r9 : c3e45f04  r8 : 00000004
r7 : 00000004  r6 : c016a000  r5 : c3e44000  r4 : e59f3054
r3 : e91ba870  r2 : c019cc70  r1 : 00000000  r0 : 00000000
Flags: nzCv  IRQs on  FIQs on  Mode SVC_32 Control: 39FF  Table: 03E60000
DAC: 00000015
Process klogd (pid: 89, stack limit = 0xc3e443a0)
Stack: (0xc3e45e94 to 0xc3e46000)

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