Re: [Booting Linux on a SS2 with broken EPROM]
Fabbione <email@example.com> wrote:
> sorry to disturb this list again but the linux kernel mailing
> list seems populated by people that don't care that much about problems
I did not see your email on the firstname.lastname@example.org list--
did I miss it? That is the best forum for SPARC32 Linux kernel
> Why Linux simply halt the machine??? is there any specific reason??
> How can I override the problem??
Check <linux>/arch/sparc/kernel/idprom.c and remove the prom_halt()
calls in idprom_init and display_system_type. I can't say if this
will give you a working system but it is a good place to start. As
well, you may need to provide fallback values for those retrieved
from the PROM.
> I don't think I can replace the EPROM with a new one (are still
Read this excellent reference: