Re: Call for testers: new yaboot package release - power5 installation
I've created a minimal installer CD with yaboot 1.3.16 and tried on my
Power5 machine. The installer is based on squeeze repo.
Near the finish, yaboot installer failed:
Oct 5 14:11:33 yaboot-installer: info: ofpath returned nothing;
leaving out device= line and praying
Oct 5 14:11:33 yaboot-installer: chroot: can't execute 'mkofboot': No
such file or directory
Oct 5 14:11:33 yaboot-installer: error: mkofboot failed with exit status 127
Oct 5 14:11:44 main-menu: (process:6772): ofpath:
/proc/scsi/scsi does not exist
Oct 5 14:11:44 main-menu: (process:6772): ofpath: Make sure you
compiled your kernel with CONFIG_SCSI_PROC_FS=y
Oct 5 14:11:44 main-menu: WARNING **: Configuring
'yaboot-installer' failed with error code 1
Oct 5 14:11:44 main-menu: WARNING **: Menu item 'yaboot-installer' failed.
I included the official 2.6.32-5-powerpc64 kernel. Should I compile a
Skipping this failure, I continued with installing the kernel on the
prep part, and first, it said:
Oct 5 14:23:07 main-menu: (process:7749): ls:
/target/boot/vmlinuz-2.*: No such file or directory
No problem, as there is no compressed kernel so created a symlink to
Retrying kernel-install on prep succeeded but the machine cannot boot
Elapsed time since release of system processors: 116 mins 52 secs
DEFAULT CATCH!, exception-handler=fff00400
at %SRR0: 00000000c0000000 %SRR1: 0000000008003002
Open Firmware exception handler entered from non-OF code
Client's Fix Pt Regs:
00 0000000000000000 00000000018fffe0 0000000000000000 0000000000000000
04 0000000000000000 0000000000c39a48 0000000000000000 0000000000000000
08 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000000
0c 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000000
10 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000000
14 0000000000c00000 0000000000000008 0000000000000000 0000000000000000
18 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000000
1c 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000000
%IV: 00000400 %CR: 00000000 %XER: 00000000 %DSISR: 00000000
%SRR0: 00000000c0000000 %SRR1: 0000000008003002
%LR: 0000000000000000 %CTR: 0000000000000000
Virtual PID = 0
PFW: Unable to send error log!
Do you have any advise? Maybe I missed something from the installer?
On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 7:32 PM, Zsombor <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thank you Benjamin,
> On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 5:54 PM, Benjamin Cama <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> My IBM p550 has a squeeze on an ext3-fs but I prefer xfs.
>> I don't want to disappoint you, but I don't see in the logs of 1.3.16
>> anything new regarding xfs: it ought to be the same as 1.3.13a. Maybe
>> the fix in 4af82e0d5f0293d6aaf85c59981a4e0540891cf6 was not really a
>> fix ? (revert the xfs part to see, maybe; upstream never applied it,
>> maybe they forgot, maybe it's wrong).
>> Anyway, you could always try with a separate /boot…
> No problem, I dont fight for xfs.
> I forgot to ask, regarding to the di installer: should I perform any
> additional hack, eg. in yaboot-installer? (it may be a stupid
> question, I'm only an end-user)
> What I did until now, just replaced yaboot package 1.3.13a-1 to 1.3.16.