Re: [sparc] SunFire480R cassini network driver kernel panic
Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-03-27 at 15:42 +0800, Aron Xu wrote:
>> I can confirm that Debian Squeeze 6.0.4, with kernel
>> linux-image-2.6.32-5-sparc64-smp, version 2.6.32-41 or
>> 2.6.32-41squeeze2, does not crash anymore. The installation process is
>> smooth (d-i prompts for a firmware), and the system is working well.
> Well I can't see any changes that might have fixed this. Maybe there's
> a difference between your machine and Hermann's?
Aron, were you able to reproduce this with older kernels?
The fundamental unresolved questions are: where was it panicking? And
why? And why on Hermann's machine and not others? Maybe someone can
make progress by the printk method.
Some references to people using the cassini driver with more or less
success on similar (but presumably not identical) machines: