Re: Use SMP kernel for Alpha (udeb) builds
On Fri, Dec 07, 2018 at 10:39:58PM +0100, Frank Scheiner wrote:
> On 12/7/18 22:06, Michael Cree wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 04, 2018 at 05:38:51PM +0100, Frank Scheiner wrote:
> > > As per  and our recent discussions the generic 4.x kernels seem to no
> > > longer work on Alpha machines which also renders any installer images using
> > > the generic 4.x kernels non-working.
> > Yes, that was noted some time ago. A generic kernel does not boot
> > since about 3.13.
> Must be after 3.16 because a Debian 3.16 generic kernel still worked on my
> PWS 500au back in 2017 or even earlier.
Confirmed. 3.16 generic boots but 3.18 generic does not on XP1000.
The reason I did not bisect at the time is that there were build errors
in the kernel about 3.17 and 3.18 but I think I now know how to work
around those so shall proceed to bisect.