Re: PWS 433au (Miata) recovery update

From: Matt Turner (mattst88@xxxxxxxxx)
Date: Thu Feb 07 2019 - 12:40:16 EST


On Wed, Feb 6, 2019 at 12:04 AM Meelis Roos <mroos@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> I share my experience of fresh install of and embedded SBC Alpha
> (Eiger with EV6 500 MHz).
>
> Only an ancient Debian installer worked for me. The reason appeared to
> be broken IRQ numbers for Eiger.
>
> So I used 2 disks. I first installed the ancient Debian on disk 1.
> That worked.
>
> Next, I used that to bootstrap Gentoo on second disk, with ext3 as was
> supported by Debian tooling.
>
> Then I debugged the new kernel and fixed the IRQ problem. Now I had a
> recent kernel. I sent the patch https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/10/12/379 to
> linux-alpha but it seems to have been ignored - PING!

Sorry, not sure how I missed it. I'll include it in my pull request
this weekend (with Maciej's R-b).

Thanks!