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Re: Problems with Linux 2.4.20 on indy...



On Sun, Jun 29, 2003 at 09:04:16PM +0200, Karsten Merker wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2003 at 04:21:13PM +1000, Stuart Longland wrote:
> 
> > 	Today, I tried to update our SGI Indy (R4600SC) to run linux 2.4.20
> > (was running 2.4.19 -- debian version), however, after a flawless build
> > & install, the first boot finished up with a dirty big kernel dump.
> > 
> > 	The kernel source for v2.4.20 was obtained via CVS from the 
> > 	linux-mips
> > repository.  I cross compilled it on my dual PIII box (running Linux
> > ~From Scratch).
> 
> You could try a checkout from April, 1st (no joke). The current CVS seems to
> be broken for R4k class cpus. Ralf did a rewrite of the cache handling code
> and possibly broke R4k support during that. Ralf?

you may try to use lastest cvs (2.4 branch) and apply folowing patches:
ftp://ftp.linux-mips.org/pub/linux/mips/people/ladis/R4400cache.diff
ftp://ftp.linux-mips.org/pub/linux/mips/people/ladis/sgiseeq.diff

	ladis



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