Re: Compiling a kernel that works
On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 11:07:00AM +1000, Craig Small wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2003 at 02:37:28PM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> > First, compile a stock sparc64 kernel, without any of these patches. Use
> > 2.4.21, and do:
> > cd /usr/src/linux-2.4.21
> > cp arch/sparc64/defconfig .config
> > make oldconfig
> > make dep
> > make vmlinux
> > After that, try to boot vmlinux.
> It says "image too large to fit in destination"
> The next thing would be to cut down the image, but then I'll be back
> where I was before.
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3854163 Jun 30 10:31 vmlinux
"make image" and use arch/sparc64/boot/image
> > 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
> > vmlinuz.
> I don't know what an OBP is but from what I have read it is the prom
> giving that message.
OBP == OpenBoot Prom
Debian - http://www.debian.org/
Linux 1394 - http://www.linux1394.org/
Subversion - http://subversion.tigris.org/
Deqo - http://www.deqo.com/