Bug#323724: Dual G5 turns off after a while
On Wed, Aug 24, 2005 at 12:37:09PM -0700, Shyamal Prasad wrote:
> "Sven" == Sven Luther <email@example.com> writes:
> Sven> On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 07:02:15PM -0700, Shyamal Prasad
> >> and, yes, I'm booting via with yaboot. I'm really stumped on
> >> why this kernel is not booting my machine when it works for
> >> Daniel (who also has a PowerMac7,3). Am I missing something
> >> obvious?
> Sven> So, what are you really booting ?
> Hi Sven,
> I am booting vmlinux-2.12-1-powerpc64 (installed from the sid deb file
> with its initrd).
> Sven> Did you run ybin and such,
> Actually I do not usually because I should not need to (I have the
> symbolic links set up so I can simply move them to point at the right
> images). But, just to be sure, I just tried it again and it changes
> Sven> did you try the stuff Benjamin Herrenschmidt suggested to
> Sven> Paul's bug report (#323724) ?
> Sven> Have a look at :
> Sven> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=323724
> Actually I'm having the same problem that Paul reported, except on a
> PowerMac 7,3 (970FX). The boot fails at the exact same point. I can
> try benh's suggestion but it will take some time (need to install the
> biarch toolchain and recompile kernel), and it was more about
> isolating the place where the fault happens, right?
Yes, please do, the biarch toolchain is in sid, so you just have to install
those, and you probably want to do this anyway.