[OpenBIOS] [Qemu-devel] OpenBSD/macppc and sparc64 failing to boot with similar error.
brad at comstyle.com
Wed Aug 3 05:02:27 CEST 2011
On 01/08/11 5:35 PM, Blue Swirl wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 12:33 AM, Brad<brad at comstyle.com> wrote:
>> I know sparc64 had little chance of actually working but
>> I thought I'd take it for a spin with 0.15.0-rc1 and
>> see how it fared in addition to macppc which has a good
>> chance of working nowdays with modern QEMU. Lets see
>> what QEMU and related bugs are left..
>> I noticed the bootblocks for each respective arch are
>> failing in a very similar manner. I would guess that
>> this is most likely a bug with the OpenBIOS Open Firmware
>> Any assistance with this? Blue?
After a little playing around I have found this is definitely
a bug in QEMU. Turning on the OpenBSD malloc S flag which is
what I run on all of my systems triggered this behavior in QEMU
and trying to narrow it down further since S is a combination
of other flags I found it was the J flag specifically that is
triggering this behavior.
J ``Junk''. Fill some junk into the area allocated.
Currently junk is bytes of 0xd0 when allocating; this
is pronounced ``Duh''. :-) Freed chunks are filled
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