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Re: bootloader & kernel on Nokia N810 (success)

On Thu, 2008.05.15, 136, green wrote:
> On Thu, 2008.05.15, 136, green wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008.05.15, 136, green wrote:
> > > I am compiling in the chroot, and everything I'm using in the chroot is from 
> > > Debian sid armel.  So I am using a native compiler, and as far as I understand, 
> > > it should work (like this: http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/docs/kerncomp.php).  The 
> > > maemo kernel is armel, everything in the chroot is armel, and the target kernel 
> > > is armel.  I hoped this would be simpler than cross-compiling.  Please 
> > > enlighten me if I'm missing something (like maybe it can't be done in a chroot 
> > > for some reason).  And thanks for your patience.
> > 
> > And I'll investigate cross-compiling using tools from emdebian.org.
> Okay, I've successfully compiled a kernel on my amd64 system using the tools 
> from emdebian.org.  I used linux-2.6.26-rc2-omap1 (with N810 patches), ran 
> 'make n800_defconfig', 'make menuconfig' (and changed only a few things that 
> aren't applicable to kernel boot; config attached), 'make zImage', and flashed 
> the resulting 
> image to the N810.  Still, the splash screen is displayed for about 20 seconds 
> and then the device powers off.

I downgraded the cross-compiling tools to 4.2 from 4.3 and successfully booted 
kernels on the N810.

See: http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ports.arm.omap/8349

Thanks for your help.

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