Re: 2.6.5-pre* does not boot on my PReP PPC

From: Tom Rini
Date: Mon Mar 29 2004 - 10:11:56 EST

On Sat, Mar 27, 2004 at 02:55:09PM +0100, Sven Hartge wrote:
> Tom Rini <trini@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 26, 2004 at 08:33:18PM +0200, Meelis Roos wrote:
> >> Recent 2.6.5-pre* and -rc1 and -BK don't boot on my Motorola Powerstack
> >> (PReP with no RTAS but with OF).
> >>
> >> I use netboot to test new kernels. Normally, the screen is changed to
> >> VGA text mode and the bootloader speaks some lines of info and asks for
> >> the kernel command line. Now, the image is loaded via tftp (as shown by
> >> tcpdump, the last datagram is smaller) and nothing more happens. The
> >> cursor stays where it is - at the beginning of the Booting ... line in
> >> graphics mode OF environment and that's all.
> > Hmm. Can you hook up a serial line, enable serial console as well and
> > see if anything pops out there?
> I am seeing the same problem here too (Powerstack II with OF).
> Using the serial console does not change to behavior in any way, it is
> just stuck after the transmission of the kernel and no further
> information is printed.

OK. I _think_ I know where the problem is, and I'll try and look into
it today.

Tom Rini
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