memory descriptor overflow was RE: [RMGR] kernel entry point and pistachio
esk at ira.uka.de
Mon Aug 11 21:28:34 CEST 2003
> --- Volkmar Uhlig <volkmar at ira.uka.de> wrote: > You
> can't use RMGR with Pistachio--why would you...?
> O.K - maybe it was not a very good idea.. you decide
> I'm getting a memory descriptor overflow (m=200; n=200), while
> trying to _boot_ the kernel.
You have to use the kickstart to boot the L4Ka::Pistachio kernel on
ia32. The kickstart initializes the KIP with various values
(including the memory descriptors). Loading the kernel with a loader
which does not initialize the KIP will cause problems like this.
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