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Bug#538212: please provide a linux-image-r5k-ip22



On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 12:39 +0200, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Siggy Brentrup <debian@psycho.i21k.de> [2009-07-24 12:41]:
> > You almost convinced me the problem is not kernel related and
> > searching the archives of debian mips yielded a message from
> > Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>
> >   http://lists.debian.org/debian-mips/2008/03/msg00039.html
> > stating that r4k-ip22 are running on r5k-ip22 machines too.
> > 
> > You may close the bug for now, I'll investigate further and reopen and
> > reassign it: living w/o a working sshd on that machine isn't really an
> > option.

openssh is compiled with -fPIC on mipsen, downgrading to the stable
version cures the system.  Actually I planned to follow up after
compiling w/o -fPIC and testing installation to be sure to have found
the culprit, but since you are writing this, here's the current status:

   it seems to be no kernel problem.

> I was going to respond to your earlier message saying that the
> r4k-ip22 kernel now works on both R4K and R5K machines, but I was
> traveling.
> 
> The main problem is that we don't have a maintainer for SGI related
> things in Debian anymore (volunteers welcome).  Thomas Bogendoerfer
> <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de> does some upstream kernel work so maybe he
> can help you track it down in case it's a kernel bug.

Provided da-manager decides to reopen my account bsb@d.o (no reaction
on their part on my gpg-signed mail since Jul 12) I might be
interested to help.

Thanks for caring
  Siggy
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