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Re: Problems with file corruption on C240



On Sun, Aug 07, 2005 at 12:53:51PM -0600, Grant Grundler wrote:
> Secondly, you can try a bleeding edge kernel from here:
> 	http://cvs.parisc-linux.org/download/linux-2.6/
> 
> I've been running the latest kernel (2.6.13-rc3-pa1) and it seems
> to be holding up fairly well on my a500 and the little bit that I've
> used it on C3000. However, this is an experimental kernel and
> time will tell if it has other issues.
> 
> The general steps you need to do are:
> 	wget http://cvs.parisc-linux.org/download/linux-2.6/autobuild/32/palinux-32-2.6.13-rc3-pa1_0-2_all.deb

Sorry - Bad advice. Kyle McMartin just reminded me that none of
the 2.6.13 kernels will boot because of issues with CONFIG_PDC_STABLE=y.
I'll see if someone (me?) can fix this issue or disable the option
in the next -pa2 test kernel.

I've been running self-built kernels with CONFIG_PDC_STABLE=n.
I'm not game to advise somehow how to build their own kernels right now.

I've posted a tarball of my 32- and 64-bit 2.6.13-rc3-pa1 kernel on:
	ftp://gsyprf10.external.hp.com/kernels/a500/2.6.13-rc3-pa1-64SMP.tgz
	ftp://gsyprf10.external.hp.com/kernels/c3000/2.6.13-rc3-pa1-32UP.tgz

These will NOT work on c240 or other CCIO/GSC/Dino machines.
Folks with older workstations will have to wait until the
bug in hwpath_to_device() is fixed (used by CONFIG_PDC_STABLE=y)
or build their own kernels with CONFIG_PDC_STABLE=n.

sorry about that,
grant



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