RTC and SCSI for PowerStack/2.4.6 Kernel

Tom Rini trini at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Jul 10 00:57:03 EST 2001

On Mon, Jul 09, 2001 at 07:38:58AM -0700, Jeff Rugen wrote:

> I've booted 2.4.6 successfully 4 times so far -- 2 times it crashed with
> SCSI timeouts, and 2 times it hung for unknown reasons (with no oops output
> or anything).  The second time it might have been framebuffer or network
> related (I'd installed clgenfb, changed video modes, and then did 'dir' in
> an ftp session to a site with a long directory listing twice -- the second
> time it hung).

Did you do any fixes/cleanups to clgenfb?  I took a stab and trying to
re-do your PReP fixes in it a while back, but I don't think it ever got
into the main tree.

> Did anything change in regards to oops output on crashes since 2.2.x?  I'm
> not suprised that the kernel would crash/hang without producing any, but I
> thought I'd ask to make sure.

Don't think so..  Network _should_ be fine.  The tulip driver is having
issues on some chipsets as of 2.4.5, but it'll either not work or work fine.
de4x5 still works great tho.

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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