Re: Woody on IBM RS/6000 7025 F50
I have managed to cross-compile a kernel image for the IBM RS/6000 7025
F50 on an Intel machine.
I have replaced the kernel image linux.bin on the Debian woody
powerpc-chrp rescue floppy with this image.
This kernel appears to boot, but I can't continue the installation. I'd
be very grateful for any help/pointers.
This is exactly what happens:
I boot from OpenFirmware with:
0 > boot floppy:,\linux.bin
No messages are displayed while the floppy is loading, then a brief (too
brief to be readable) burst of messsages appears. Then the screen changes
from the white OpenFirmware screen to a black screen with the following
--- Begin ---
Welcome to Linux, kernel 2.4.18.rs6kf50
linked at : 0xc0000000
frame buffer at : 0xde000000 (phys), 0xd0000000 (log)
klimit : 0xc0212120
MSR : 0x00003030
HID0 : 0xf001c086
--- End ---
Note that 2.4.18.rs6kf50 is the kernel version including the EXTRAVERSION
string I put in the top-level Makefile, so something must be going
The two-line dot-matrix display on the machine's front panel reads:
About three minutes after this appears, the front-panel display changes
and the machine reboots a few seconds after that.
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