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Re: sparc32/64 kernel 2.6.0-test1

On Sun, Jul 20, 2003 at 12:32:56PM -0600, Otto Solares wrote:
> Hi ppl,
> i managed to compile linux-2.6.0-test1-ac2 (linux-2.6.0-test1-mm* series
> don't compile at all) but when trying to boot it gets an error about
> image too long, indeed the image size is much longer than 2.{2,4} used
> to be, is a kernel with the basics to boot and everything as modules,
> so i try to strip vmlinux and now i get a "cannot find a loadable
> segment in your ELF image" error when booting, any idea how to boot
> this beast on sparc32 hardware? on sparc64 i get a freeze on boot...
> i googled and find that osinvestor.com/sparc32 have patches for
> sparc32 BUT is down :(   i read too that sparc32 has no maintainer
> at all :(    sad because i got a lot of sparc32 boxes and i want
> 2.6 support on it (that's why i am testing)...
> hardware:	arch	problem:
> ss4 (sun4m)	sparc32	image size too long
> ultraE1 (sun4u)	sparc64	freeze inmediately on boot
> netrat1 (sun4u)	sparc64	freeze inmediately on boot
> ultra250(sun4u)	sparc64	freeze inmediately on boot
> classic (sun4c)	sparc32	image size too long
> all sparc32 boxes with sid and sparc64 with woody.

"make image" and then user arch/sparc64/boot/image to boot with instead
of vmlinux.

Also, what compiler are you using? It had better be gcc-3.2.3 (latest in

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