Can't get 7248 PreP boot disk working in 2.6
trini at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Mar 18 02:33:19 EST 2004
On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 10:13:29PM +1100, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> linuxppcdev at qbjnet.com writes:
> > I've never had trouble making a boot disk for 2.4.x kernels. Using the
> > current bitkeeper 2.4 and 2.6 however, the 2.4 works fine and the 2.6
> > reads a few sectors and goes to the System Maint disk insert dialog.
> > Tried different floppies, etc.
> There is a bug in arch/ppc/boot/utils/mkprep.c in 2.6. This patch
> should fix it. Tom, how about sending this to Linus and Andrew?
> diff -urN linux-2.5/arch/ppc/boot/utils/mkprep.c linux-2.4/arch/ppc/boot/utils/mkprep.c
> --- linux-2.5/arch/ppc/boot/utils/mkprep.c 2004-01-03 11:27:07.000000000 +1100
> +++ linux-2.4/arch/ppc/boot/utils/mkprep.c 2003-12-31 09:32:23.000000000 +1100
> @@ -219,6 +219,8 @@
> pe.number_of_sectors = cpu_to_le32(2*18*80-1);
> #endif /* __i386__ */
> + memcpy(&block[0x1BE],&pe,sizeof(pe));
> write( out, block, sizeof(block) );
> write( out, entry, sizeof(*entry) );
> write( out, length, sizeof(*length) );
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