Re: CRASH during boot 3.16.3+

From: Chuck Ebbert
Date: Mon Oct 13 2014 - 08:26:41 EST

On Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:14:40 +0200
Udo van den Heuvel <udovdh@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 2014-10-12 19:42, Peter Hurley wrote:
> > On 10/12/2014 09:57 AM, Udo van den Heuvel wrote:
> >> The problem:
> >> During the first few seconds of bootup the kernel gets into some sort of
> >> loop and rapidly prints loads of register-like things and then a load of
> >> rubbish.
> >> I did `make clean` and then a rebuild etc but this did not help.
> >>
> >> How can I capture the logging to find the point where things go wrong?
> >> How can I find out what is wrong?
> >
> > Start with git bisect between good=3.16.2 and bad=3.16.3.
> > And dmesg from 3.16.2.
> Incomplete dmesg attached for 3.16.2.
> > What happens after the 'then a load of rubbish.'?
> I press reset as this is unexpected and looks like it will not result in
> a succesfull boot.
> > And rubbish is not
> very descriptive. Please include a sample, if you can't catch all the
> console prints.
> How can I capture the output easily?

Add "boot_delay=3000" to the kernel command line. This will add a 3
second delay between each line. Then take pictures of the screen
while it boots. And try to time the shots so you take them during the
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