Bender and GRUB1 "legacy"
Valery V. Sedletski
_valerius at ...73...
Sun Mar 4 08:28:50 CET 2018
On 01.03.2018 11:25, Norman Feske wrote:
> Hi Valery,
>> [init] [31mError: RAM preservation exceeds available memory[0m[0m
>> [init] [34mWarning: runtime: assigned RAM exceeds available RAM[0m[0m
>> [init] [34mWarning: specified quota exceeds available quota, proceeding
>> with a quota of 3424667716[0m[0m
>> [init] [34mWarning: runtime: assigned caps (50000) exceed available
>> caps (1381)[0m[0m
> these messages are normal. Sculpt assigns all remaining memory and caps
> to the runtime subsystem by specifying large amounts of quota to the
> runtime start node (the real amount is not prior known). It is nothing
> to worry about - we should definitely try to silence those messages in
> the future.
> You don't see any additional messages with Sculpt because the log of the
> drivers subsystem is redirected to the report file system so that the
> Sculpt user can inspect it once the system is up and running. Hence, the
> drivers log is not routed to core's LOG service. For debugging, you may
> remove the following routing rule from the "drivers" start node of the
> sculpt.run script:
> <service name="LOG"> <child name="log"/> </service>
> With this rule removed, the routing falls back to the parent. Now, with
> the LOG session routed to core, you should be able to see what the
> drivers are complaining about.
Thanks for the hint! Ok, I commented the routing rule, and similar
routing rules for "runtime" and "leitzentrale" too, just in case. I got
the following log: .
So, the problem is with this:
init -> drivers -> driver_manager] [34mWarning: abort called - thread:
[init -> drivers] child "driver_manager" exited with exit value 1[0m[0m
Running sculpt_test.run in QEMU, I see exactly the same error! (The QEMU
using is 2.8.1 -- the version from Debian Stretch).
[init -> drivers -> driver_manager] [31mError: Could not open ROM
session for "platform_info"[0m[0m
[init -> drivers -> driver_manager] [31mError: Uncaught exception of
are strange, because "platform_info" seems to be optional. Previously,
it failed too in different scenarios,
but it was not fatal.
PS: A good idea might be to "#ifdef" these routing rules in XML config
somehow. If I correctly
remember, there are some conditional XML tags in "config" file syntax.
So, probably it should
look like this: you specify a special parameter in "core" command line,
and it gets passed to "init"
from "core". So, probably, "core" should create a new ROM module
containing the variable list with
their values (probably, in XML syntax). So, if "init" sees this module,
it gets varable names and
values from that module, and uses them like C preprocessor defines, so
some "config" parts
can be #ifdef-ed. This way, for example, routing rules can be skipped,
if some variable has
some special value. This allows to bypass the routing rules without the
need to rebuild the
"core " image on each "config" change, for trouble-shooting purposes.
So, specifying a special
command line parameter in "core" command line allows to redirect the log
back to "core".
This might be impossible on ARM bootloaders, of course, but it takes
advantage of some
GRUB-like loaders' features. So, this way some troubleshooting modes can
without the need to alter the "core" image. What do you think?
 https://pastebin.mozilla.org/9078923 Sculpt on Genode/Fiasco.OC
(Athlon 64 machine)
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