Re: 2.6.5-pre* does not boot on my PReP PPC
From: Tom Rini
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 14:12:33 EST
On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 08:49:15PM +0200, Sven Hartge wrote:
> Um 08:15 Uhr am 29.03.04 schrieb Tom Rini:
> > Ok. Can both of you try the following patch on top of the version which
> > fails?
> 2.6.4 and earlier are unpatchable, because they differ to much from 2.6.5.
> Someone with a better connection than a tiny ISDN line should check the
> ppc32-changes between 2.6.2-rc2 and 2.6.4, because 2.6.2-rc2 was the last
> kernel I tried before 2.6.4 and 2.6.2-rc2 did at least boot.
I know what the failure is due to, in general terms. It's merging
arch/ppc/boot/prep/ into arch/ppc/boot/simple/ . What I'm not so sure
about are the specific breakage, but I know it has to do with the
OpenFirmware code as it does work (or rather, it did when I submitted
it, and I'm going to verify that 2.6.5-rc3 stock does today) on my
Motorola PowerStack Series E (PPC1Bug, not OpenFirmware).
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