Stack checker broken on PowerPC/virtex BSP - or later

Robert S. Grimes rsg at
Wed Aug 15 01:12:28 UTC 2007

Joel Sherrill wrote:
> I have done a lot of work on the stack checker since 4.7 was branched
> so it is possible something is broken but I did a lot of testing so think
> it is really ok.
> Since you mention having the monitor and capture engine enabled,
> is it possible that the number of extensions configured isn't right.
I thought this, but changing the setting I had from 1 to 4 didn't make 
any difference.
> Or that since the user extensions manager was mandatory and now
> is OPTIONAL that you really are linking against the stub?  How
> large is rtems_extension_create?  If only a few bytes, then it is
> a stub.
Because both the Monitor and the Capture Engine work fine, doesn't that 
mean the user extensions manager _must_ really be there?

BTW - So far, looks fine on PowerPC/virtex, networking works 

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