Re: Compiling a kernel that works
On Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 03:57:38PM +1000, Craig Small wrote:
> I seem to be having a lot of problems getting a kernel that will work
> on the sparc64 arch. All I need it to do is to use a VPN protocol - any
> VPN protocol.
First, compile a stock sparc64 kernel, without any of these patches. Use
2.4.21, and do:
cp arch/sparc64/defconfig .config
After that, try to boot vmlinux.
> Here is my sorry tale of VPNs
> - IPsec - doesn't work because the ioctls fail
So port the ioctl's. See arch/sparc64/kernel/ioctl32.c
> - l2tpd - bus error
Report this to the author. Sounds like an unaligned memory access.
> - pptpd kernel oops if i try to merge the modules in, cannot use new
> kernel because of the following problem
The oops you showed means nothing. You need to run it through the
> When I try to compile a kernel and then boot it I get this:
> Boot device: disk File and args:
> SILO boot:
> Uncompressing image...
> Memory Address not Aligned
The "Memory Address not Aligned" does not come from SILO or the kernel,
from what I can see. Seems like an OBP message. Not sure what would give
you that. Perhaps try an uncompressed vmlinux instead of a compressed
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