A still not working, but cross-compiled kernel
paubert at iram.es
Sat Apr 24 02:28:06 EST 1999
On Fri, 23 Apr 1999, Simone Piccardi wrote:
> Thanks to all your suggestion and help I finally get out from the kernel
> cross-compilation; I obtained a zImage file that boot in the same manner
> of the Gabriel Paubert images (i.e. still crash on the ethernet deriver,
> but in the same way), so at least I can be confident that the
> cross-compilation procedure is going right.
> Next problem is to get the ethernet working: I tries to change the
> ethernet setting as suggested; the output of the SROM command is this:
> Device Address =$00007000 (N/Y)? y
> Reading SROM into Local Buffer.....
> $00 (&000) 0000?
> $02 (&002) 0000?
> $04 (&004) 0000?
> $06 (&006) 0000?
> $08 (&008) 0000?
> $0A (&010) 0000?
> $0C (&012) 0000?
> $0E (&014) 0000?
> $10 (&016) AF00?
> $12 (&018) 0301?
> $14 (&020) 0800?
> $16 (&022) 3E28?
> $18 (&024) 2800?
> $1A (&026) 0E1E?
> $1C (&028) 0000?
> $1E (&030) 0008? <---- Is this one?
> $20 (&032) 0193?
> $22 (&034) 0308?
> $24 (&036) 0003?
> $26 (&038) 0108?
> $28 (&040) 0000?
> $2A (&042) 0100?
> $2C (&044) 0078?
> $2E (&046) E001?
> $30 (&048) 0050?
> $32 (&050) 0018?
The rest looks ok.
> I tried to put on 1E location (that one marked above) the value 0 but
> the results were the same of before the changes, the kernel crash:
No that one means autonegotiation of link parameters.
> I tried also to apply the Matt Porter patch for dec21143 to my kernel
> tree, but it didn't work (probably because it's based on kernel 2.2.5
> and I'm using a 2.2.6 patched kernel).
> Still I'm working on setting up the bootp server and to build the root
> tree, but I don't think that this can cause the crash of the system.
No. I can help you wit this too. And I hope we'll soon be wroking on the
VME side of the board once all these problems are solved.
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