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Re: Sparc release requalification

On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 11:23:27PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 09:43:35PM +0100, Jurij Smakov wrote:
> > the sid kernels are not booting on my machine (SunBlade 1000), and I have
> > an independent confirmation from someone with a similar machine that they
> > are experiencing similar problems - I'm going to file a bug for that if
> > the situation does not improve with the next kernel upload.
> What seems to be the problem? FWIW the prtconfs.git repo has two SB1000
> entries one of which is davem's, so we should have upstream support for
> this at least.

After the message mentioning the console handoff from earlyprom to a real
console it proceeds to clear the screen, however after a couple of lines
it hangs.
> Regarding the sparc kernel, it has recently seen a significant amount of
> work esp. on 32-bit support, and in fact a new 32-bit subarch Leon was just
> added, so we may actually be in a better situation than in lenny on that
> front. The outlook certainly seems to be less gloomy than before.
> > (on a somewhat brighter note, Stephen Gran has reported an almost
> > successful install on T2K recently [0])
> (Is that the newly donated machine that we had been talking about a while
> ago?)

No idea about that.

Best regards,
Jurij Smakov                                           jurij@wooyd.org
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