[Gc] Has anyone tried the GC on Nokia 770, N800 or arm qemu ?

Paolo Molaro lupus at debian.org
Thu Feb 1 10:34:44 PST 2007


On 02/01/07 Stephane Epardaud wrote:
> >I would expect either an emulator problem or a remote chance of a stack
> >overflow.  (Is this running in full system emulation mode?  If so, which
> >ARM kernel is it using?  Might that be old?  If not, does the user level
> >emulation handle threads correctly?  Might there be a mismatch between
> >the ARM thread library and the underlying P4 kernel?)
> 
> This is not full emulation because the kernel is the P4 kernel (which I 
> think doesn't help at all). Only execution is emulated. Perhaps indeed 
> their libc is broken, or the emulation has a problem with threads and 
> signals. I have no idea but I'm going to contact that mono person.

I would expect the emulation to be incorrect: qemu has several issues
emulating threaded code as reported on their list, so unless you can
reproduce the crash on real hardware, I'd take this up with the qemu
people.

lupus

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