Re: Can't boot linux on sun blade 2000
On Tue, Apr 13, 2004 at 10:51:07AM -0500, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 April 2004 09:30, Ben Collins wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 13, 2004 at 12:45:13AM -0500, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> > > Well, if it makes you feel any better, I can't get 2.6 to boot on
> > > any Sun thing I've got that I've tried it on, which has only been
> > > an Ultra 30, U60, and Cycle quad-proc (E450 in an U2 case)
> > > Ultrasparc-II.
> > >
> > > Has anyone gotten a version of 2.6 to boot on any Ultrasparc
> > > hardware? I've been using the latest kernel (2.6.0 through 2.6.4)
> > > with the latest toolchain in testing to compile it, yet it doesn't
> > > boot... the last time I tried it, it spit out a bunch of whitespace
> > > to my serial console, and then froze the machine (couldn't break
> > > back to OpenBoot).
> > I have it running on all my Ultra's (and have for some time), which
> > includes U2, U5, U30, SB100 and E3000.
> Ok. So, it *should* work. Do you have kernel images/packages available
> somewhere? I'd like to see if I can get a known-good kernel to boot,
> so I can figure out what my kernel config has wrong with it.
> Next question: Are you using the stock 2.6.x kernel from kernel.org, or
> debian kernel source package, or your own tree? I'd *really like* to
> get 2.6.x working on one(all) of my Ultrasparc-II's.
I've been using the stock and BK tree's. I'll see if I can get some
2.6.5 packages built. The ones I have now are 2.6.2, which is pretty
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