Bug#500956: unable to boot on a500 (hppa)
On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 12:39:14AM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> Package: linux-image-2.6.26-1-parisc64
> Version: 2.6.26-6
> Severity: serious
> the lenny installer does work, the kernel installed by the installer
> fails to boot. The etch kernel does boot.
> Command line for kernel: 'root=/dev/sda3 HOME=/ console=ttyS0 TERM=vt102 palo_kernel=2/vmlinux'
> Selected kernel: /vmlinux from partition 2
> Selected ramdisk: /initrd.img from partition 2
> ELF64 executable
> Entry 00100000 first 00100000 n 3
> Segment 0 load 00100000 size 3866624 mediaptr 0x1000
> Segment 1 load 0050c000 size 354080 mediaptr 0x3b1000
> Segment 2 load 00564000 size 274566 mediaptr 0x408000
> Loading ramdisk 7068216 bytes @ 3f931000...
> Branching to kernel entry point 0x00100000. If this is the last
> message you see, you may need to switch your console. This is
> a common symptom -- search the FAQ and mailing list at parisc-linux.org
Are you sure the installer is using 2.6.26-6? This looks a lot like
#499458 which should've been fixed in 2.6.26-6 (fixed it for me, at