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Re: Kernel hangs during boot on PowerBook G4 17 1GHz

On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 15:08, Barry Hawkins wrote:
> List,
> 	I have been trying to get a 2.4.23(pre5_benh?) kernel up and running 
> on a PowerBook G4 17".  Currently I can get through the following steps 
> without issue:

Is this a first rev (nVidia based) 17" albook ?

If yes, then there is a problem with the cache coherency and the L3 on
this model that I haven't had a chance to figure out. Booting with
"nol3" should help. (Actually, you may experience all sort of data
corruption without this option, OHCI crashing beeing just one trigger)


> make clean
> make menuconfig
> make dep
> make-kpkg --revision benh.1 kernel-image
> cd ..; dpkg -i *.deb
> 	However, upon reboot, I always see something along the following lines:
> input3: ADB HID on ID 3:3.01
> adb: finished probe task...
> INIT: version 2.85 bootlog
> hub.c: new USB device 10:1a.0-1, assigned address 2
> usb.c: USB device not responding, giving up (error=-32)
> Starting Bootlog daemon: hub.c: new USB device 10:1a.0-1, assigned 
> address 3
> 	This is the most informative of the specimens I have seen.  Usually, 
> the hang occurs right after the line that starts "hub.c:".  I have 
> tried paring down the kernel config USB support to nothing more than 
> OHCI, and I have tried adding things back, but I have yet to figure it 
> out.  An attempt to match the PowerBook G4 12" kernel config at 
> http://www.mathematik.uni-marburg.de/~schmidtm/apple/powerbook.en.php
> didn't work out for me, either.  (I know, there are some hardware 
> differences, but I was running out of ideas)  I have compiled about 8 
> or 9 times today, so I gave it a good try, but I am mostly doing 
> guesswork.
> 	So, if anyone has any suggestions, or even better if you already have 
> a great kernel config file for a 17" PowerBook G4 1GHz, feel free to 
> share.
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Barry C. Hawkins
> All Things Computed
> site: www.allthingscomputed.com
> weblog: www.yepthatsme.com
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>

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