G4 boot crash problems with 2.4 "stable"

Ethan Benson erbenson at alaska.net
Thu Feb 14 10:48:05 EST 2002

On Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 11:01:09AM -0800, David A. Gatwood wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Feb 2002 benh at kernel.crashing.org wrote:
> > A workaround for pmac or openpic ppc32 is to use the keylargo or the
> > openpic timer instead of the DEC. That could be a "kernel hacking" option
> Speaking of OpenPIC....  I tried to build a kernel from BK TOT last night
> for a PowerMac G4, and it hung about a half screen into booting after some
> yammering about OpenPIC.
> openpic enter
> openpic timer
> openpic ext
> (hang)
> Is there a 2.4 kernel source tarball around that is known to boot on
> Sawtooth (using BootX)?  Is there a way to yank the OpenPIC support?


Ethan Benson

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