amd64/163710: setjump in userboot.so causes stack corruption
peter at wemm.org
Fri Dec 30 08:10:08 UTC 2011
The following reply was made to PR amd64/163710; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Peter Wemm <peter at wemm.org>
To: Russell Cattelan <cattelan at digitalelves.com>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: amd64/163710: setjump in userboot.so causes stack corruption
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2011 23:33:37 -0800
On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 7:16 PM, Russell Cattelan
<cattelan at digitalelves.com> wrote:
> For some reason the forth interpreter is built and linked as 32bit even
> on amd64.
That's the catch. We use the same 32 bit loader on i386 and amd64.
The common loader understands both kernel formats. This unfortunately
has meant that the libstand and sys/boot environment has had to be 32
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