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Re: E10000 available for development (trying to)

On Thu, 26 Feb 2004, Ben Collins wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 07:35:59AM -0500, Submissions wrote:
> > Dear lists,
> >
> > I am trying to get approval from my company to make a Sun Enterprise
> > 10000 available to developers interested in the challenge to get linux
> > to work on it.  I am posting this to gather some feedback. Any comments
> > (or even better offers to help) could give the project a chance to
> > exist.
> I'd be interested in trying to get 2.6 booting on it. I know that 2.4 at
> one time did work, but I'm not sure how well things work now.

Here is the boot log from 2.6:

<#28> ok boot net -p
Boot device: /sbus@5d,0/SUNW,qfe@0,8c00000  File and args: -p
Timeout waiting for ARP/RARP packet
Timeout waiting for ARP/RARP packet
Timeout waiting for ARP/RARP packet
PROMLIB: Sun IEEE Boot Prom 3.2.181 2003/08/15 11:02
Linux version 2.6.3-sparc64-smp (root@zachery) (gcc version 3.3.3
(Debian)) #1 SMP Wed Feb 25 17:14:37 EST 2004
Remapping the kernel... done.
Booting Linux...
Ethernet address: 00:00:be:a6:b5:47
On node 0 totalpages: 521890
  DMA zone: 521890 pages, LIFO batch:8
  Normal zone: 0 pages, LIFO batch:1
  HighMem zone: 0 pages, LIFO batch:1
Built 1 zonelists
Kernel command line: -p
PID hash table entries: 4096 (order 12: 65536 bytes)
Console: colour dummy device 80x25
Memory: 4128384k available (3728k kernel code, 1368k data, 232k init)
Calibrating delay loop... 797.90 BogoMIPS
Dentry cache hash table entries: 524288 (order: 9, 4194304 bytes)
Inode-cache hash table entries: 262144 (order: 8, 2097152 bytes)
Mount-cache hash table entries: 512 (order: 0, 8192 bytes)
POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX
Starting migration thread for cpu 28

and it hangs here... :/


<user> fajita: step one
<fajita> Whatever the problem, step one is always to look in the error log.
<user> fajita: step two
<fajita> When in danger or in doubt, step two is to scream and shout.

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