I386-PC586 on Dil/NetPC

Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius at rtems.org
Thu Jun 23 10:27:37 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-06-23 at 12:11 +1000, Chris Johns wrote:

> I have found printk has a few problems. For example I found this code works:
>   printk ("test: %d", 12345678);
> yet:
>   printk ("test: %5d", 12345678);
> failed with a crash, lockup or moving cursor. If we have code in the BSP 
> or RTEMS which triggers this sort of bug a crash might occur. Maybe your 
> hardware is triggering this bug. I found it by booting a working 
> application on a box with 1.25G of RAM. I was printing the amount of RAM 
> in KBs.

Try the patch below (Also attached to PR808)

number handling in printk apparently is bugged.


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