[parisc-linux] Questions understanding exec_kernel

Philipp Rumpf prumpf@suse.de
Wed, 22 Sep 1999 15:36:31 +0200

>     If I remember right, RFI followed by a NOP is an idiom to tell the CPU
>   to start fetching instructions from an absolute address pointed to by the
>   IVA so we usually want to that with interrupts enabled (Q & I bits set).

Are you sure ?  It never did that on the machines I tested on so far (712,
A180C and indirectly 715).

	Philipp Rumpf