eramdam at kieray1.p.y.ki.era.ericsson.se
Tue Feb 9 23:12:53 EST 1999
Anyone else with embedded 860 linux that has problems with nfsroot?
The zImage.fads-2.1.127 hangs for me right when it's supposed to display
My MBX-board works just fine with nfsroot connected to the same server.
I haven't made any deep investigation about the FADS case above yet,
but I suspect that it is the same problem as I've got with my ADS board.
It booted with initrd and I could even mount nfs with "mount -t nfs".
But nfsroot didn't work.
I've made some printouts to see what happens when "/bin/sh" is loaded,
and run the new kernel on both the MBX and the ADS board.
They start doing the same thing but after a while the ADS code goes wild
and opens some directory and differs completly from the MBX board.
Then it hangs.
I've thought that my crosscompiler
(ppc-linux-gnu-gcc -dumpversion gives egcs-2.91.57)
was a bit buggy, but now when I've downloaded the zImage directly from the
embedded directory and my board hangs, I don't know what to belive...
It might be my FADS board that sucks?
I've got a PILOT motherboard and a PILOT 860Tboard.
On the list the 12-Jan Dan Malek tells us that his FADS board has problems
using anything else than initrd.
I'm using a hacked version fadsrom which uses a msdos partitiontable
instead of OSF to boot the zImage.fads-2.1.127 from a compact flash card.
Anyone with similar problems?
Anyone out there with a ADS-board?
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