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Re: A question about S/390 port
Apparently, On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 03:54:09PM +0400,
Serguei Tzukanov said words to the effect of;
> Some working notes.
> I've written the libc/csu part, kernel successfully starts init and init
> forks off for the execve of -sh,
> but there is problem with printing from userland, e.g. output from
> userland are not visible. Write syscall to descs 1,2 in init returns
> with success.
> I'm sure it's something very stupid, so maybe someone have a clue?
I think this is because your console driver (hc) doesn't have a tty
interface, just the low level cn* stuff. If you look at the ofw_console
driver, it provides a rudimentary tty interface using polling and cngetc,
> And another problem (well-known?):
> __syscall returns 64-bit value but mmap returns 4-byte word in the
> td->td_retval. Wrapper for mmap in libc casts 64 rv to 32 and alays
> gets zero. This leads to truncating to zero due to cast on 32-bit
> big-endian architectures.
> The solution is obvious - using constructs like
> td->td_retval[_QUAD_LOWWORD] = xxx in MI code.
> For now I just avoid it with hack in syscall handler.
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