Re: [Booting Linux on a SS2 with broken EPROM]
no I wrote to the linux kernel. Not to the specific one.
Unfortunatly remove the code is not a solution since I have only one
sparc and I don't have another one where to compile.
I got some infomration on how reprogram the eeprom.
Hope it will work.
Thanks a lot
> Fabbione <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > sorry to disturb this list again but the linux kernel mailing
> > list seems populated by people that don't care that much about problems
> I did not see your email on the email@example.com list--
> did I miss it? That is the best forum for SPARC32 Linux kernel
> > Why Linux simply halt the machine??? is there any specific reason??
> > How can I override the problem??
> Check <linux>/arch/sparc/kernel/idprom.c and remove the prom_halt()
> calls in idprom_init and display_system_type. I can't say if this
> will give you a working system but it is a good place to start. As
> well, you may need to provide fallback values for those retrieved
> from the PROM.
> > I don't think I can replace the EPROM with a new one (are still
> > available?)...
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