panic error with powerpc/virtex BSP

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Tue Oct 2 12:01:16 UTC 2007

Jukka Pietarinen wrote:
> Pierre,
> Pierre Kestener wrote:
>> I am having problems in running the RTEMS helloworld example on a 
>> ML405 board (very similar to ML403). I made the FPGA design with the 
>> Xilinx EDK tool and then modified the xparameters_dflt.h that is in 
>> the RTEMS BSP with the one generated by EDK.
>> When running the helloworld, i receive the following output:
>> opb_intc_init: mask = 0x7
>> rtems- 405/virtex) PANIC ERROR 5
>> system stopped, press RESET
>> I am not sure to what refer the number 5 as a PANIC ERROR. Has 
>> someone an idea of what could done here ?
> I think there is a problem with the linkcmds of the virtex BSP in 
> The linker script defines _end to be at the end of the .data 
> section whereas I think it should be defined to be at the end of .bss. 
> Please correct me if I'm wrong.
> Attached please find diff against a linkcmds I'm using for a Virtex II 
> Pro board.
I will commit this to the 4.8 branch and CVS head.  We went through this
back in August and I proposed a similar patch.  I don't know how it didn't
get merged.


> HTH.
> Regards,
> Jukka
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> Jukka Pietarinen
> Micro-Research Finland Oy
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