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Re: Ultra Enterprise 2 with SMP: illegal instruction in grep

On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 01:13:48PM -0500, Matthew Mitchell wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am trying to get Debian up and running on an old Ultra Enterprise 2 
> (sun4u, 2x300MHz UltraSPARC II) and running into trouble when using an 
> SMP kernel.
> Everything seems to work peachy with a 2.4.18 UP kernel.  Upon boot with 
> a 2.4.19 or 2.4.21 SMP kernel (the only two I have tried, and I can be 
> more specific), the shell's processing of /etc/init.d/rcS goes awry 
> because every time it tries to invoke grep, it dies with an "Illegal 
> Instruction".
> Running grep from the shell does the same thing.
> The machine is not on a network so I can't cut and paste, but here are 
> some relevant package versions:

Are you compiling your own SMP kernels, or using the images I've built?

Debian     - http://www.debian.org/
Linux 1394 - http://www.linux1394.org/
Subversion - http://subversion.tigris.org/

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