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Re: 2.6.12 debian powerpc kernels and ppc64 ...

On Mon, Jul 18, 2005 at 07:46:23PM -0700, Shyamal Prasad wrote:
>     Sven> I would like testers who want to test new powerpc kernels on
>     Sven> ppc64 machines :
>     Sven> These i have uploaded here :
>     Sven> http://people.debian.org/~luther/ppc64/kernel-image-2.6.12-sven_1_powerpc.deb
>     Sven> http://people.debian.org/~luther/ppc64/kernel-image-2.6.12-sven64_1_powerpc.deb
>     Sven> They are built out of the 2.6.12 debian kernel subversion
>     Sven> package, but built with the ubuntu glibc and gcc-4.0
>     Sven> packages which do support biarch, something we don't (yet)
>     Sven> have in debian.
> Hi Sven,
> This fails to boot a dual 970FX G5 (PowerMac7,3). I'm not sure what
> the relevant parts you need are, but after the initial start it
> switches to a reverse video terminal mode, runs for a bit and prints
> about a screenful of data ending with
> <quote>
> time_init: decrementer frequency 33.333333 Mhz
> smp_core99_probe
> smp_core99_kick_cpu
> smp_core99_kick_cpu done
> smp_core99_setup_cup 0 done
> 2.6.12-sven64
> </quote>
> which I copied by hand. If you need some other input from earlier let
> me know what you are looking for (its a pain to copy it all by
> hand). Here is the cpuinfo for this machine running 2.6.8-power4-smp

Oh, darn, thsis means something is broken. or something else,, please can you
comment on a real bugreporty (reportbug kernel should do).


Sven Luther

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