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Re: kernel 2.6.8 and 2.6.12 fail to boot on blue&white G3

Sven, do you know if this bug is fixed by 2.6.14-xxx? I guess I could 
drag out my system to test it this weekend, if necessary..


On Monday 24 October 2005 00:12, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> I just installed debian on a blue and white G3 (another story in
> itself, see my next email), and tried to install a 2.6 kernel, both
> kernel-image-2.6.8-powerpc from stable, and 2.6.12 from testing. 
> Both kernels panic when trying modprobing the cmd64x ide driver in
> their initrd.
> I had to capture the messages by hand, and this is what I got,
> booting the 2.6.8 kernel in stable:
> DAR: BD9D377E, DSIR: 40000000
> TASK = cfe12000[156] 'modprobe' THREAD: cff3a000Last syscall:128
> ...
> NIP: [c00fbd14] ide_inb+0xc/0x24
> LR: [c01026a8 ide_get_or_set_dma_base+0xa8/0x1a4
> Call trace:
>  [c0102c90] ide_hwif_setup_dma+0x84/0x154
>  [c0103020] ide_pci_setup_ports+0x190/0x1f0
>  [c010314c] do_ide_setup_pci_device+0xcc/0x1a0
>  [c0103244] ide_setup_pci_device+0x24/0x88
>  [d18386a8] cmd64x_init_one+0x60/0x74 [cmd64x]
> ...
> The "..."s signify more lines which I didn't copy.  I couldn't get
> anything above the DAR: line, as the boot logo was in the way.  I
> tried to get everything I thought was the most relevant.
> Is there a workaround?  Has anyone seen this before?  I've got a Rev
> 1 motherboard, if that could be a part of the problem (that's not
> going to change, though).  I'd really rather be runnign a 2.6 kernel
> if possible.
> 2.4.27 from stable boots just fine.
> Pat
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