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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#90 closed enhancement (fixed)

Bad memory access messages are architecture-dependent

Reported by: Jiri Svoboda Owned by:
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: helenos/unspecified Version: mainline
Keywords: Cc:
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Description

While the kernel has an architecture-independent interface to the virtual memory subsystem, the message written to the kernel log upon accessing unmapped memory (or similar) is architecture-dependent. This is very confusing (especially since on many architectures the messages are cryptic).

I propose a common function that would be called upon such bad memory access and produce a common, intelligible, message. Alternatively we can provide the platform-specific message for extra detail.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Jakub Jermář

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by Jakub Jermář

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed
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