ibook2r2 & strange freeze.
brice at tincell.com
Sat Apr 26 06:05:52 EST 2003
On Friday, April 25, 2003, at 07:50 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-04-25 at 19:43, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>>> By unstable I mean that the computer completely freeze during boot
>>> around the time rc.sysinit is launched. Unfortunately I'm rather new
>>> linux kernel so I don't know how to provide more information on the
>>> crash (maybe should I configure the kernel with xmon ?).
>>> In a divide&conquer approach I found that the part of rc.sysinit
>>> 'uploads' the console font to the font layer was triggering the
>> Can you try 2 things and let me know if one of them helps ?
>> - Compile without CPUFREQ support
>> - Use video=radeon:noaccel on the command line to disable
>> on console
This produced the same hard freeze (I tried every combination of the
> Also, it would be helpful if you could go backward the kernel
> versions to point when the problem started. You could try
> 2.4.20-ben1. If it doesn't have the problem, then -ben5, etc...
> (do a dichotomy).
Unfortunately there seems to be only from ben3 to ben10 available on
And fortunately ben3 is *not* affected !
So the problem lies between 4 and 10. I guess my next kernel compile
will be 6.
I'll compile your other patches tomorrow and let you know at which
point it fails.
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