ARM SMP Clock driver errors

Darshit Shah darnir at
Wed Jun 22 07:57:16 UTC 2016

On 06/22, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>On 21/06/16 07:29, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>> On 20/06/16 15:40, Darshit Shah wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Last week the clock driver for SMP ARM BSPs was fixed which allowed 
>>> me to start executing the SMP tests for my GSoC project. However, 
>>> today I seem to be stuck with a clock driver issue again.
>>> When I try to execute SMP tests, the tests exit with no output and a 
>>> exit code of 0. On trying to run them in QEMU and breaking on 
>>> _Terminate(), I found out that the tests exit because of an 
>>> `RTEMS_FATAL_SOURCE_BSP` error which propagates from the 
>>> `a9mpcore_clock_secondary_initialization` method. The complete 
>>> backtrace is:
>> In this case something is wrong with your BSP build. In bspopts.h you 
>> must find this:
>> find -name bspopts.h | xargs grep CLOCK_DRIVER_USE_ONLY_BOOT_PROCESSOR
>> ./arm-rtems4.12/c/realview_pbx_a9_qemu_smp/lib/libbsp/arm/realview-pbx-a9/include/bspopts.h:#define 
>> ./arm-rtems4.12/realview_pbx_a9_qemu_smp/lib/include/bspopts.h:#define 
>I checked commit 3d9fd2ce55575e603fa9e781cc66f553e917fd3b and everything 
>(except some timing dependent tests) works fine for the 
>realview_pbx_a9_qemu and realview_pbx_a9_qemu_smp BSPs.

I just nuked my existing build directory and everything worked again.  
Not sure why the build went bad. I guess I'll need to constantly keep 
deleting the build directory everytime I see any kind of failure.

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Thanking You,
Darshit Shah
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