mpc5200, sysctl table check failed

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at
Thu Nov 8 07:24:12 EST 2007

I'm porting mpc5200 support for the Phytec pcm030 onto current git
head. When booting I get this:

sysctl table check failed: /kernel .1 Writable sysctl directory
Call Trace:
[c0817ee0] [c0008034] show_stack+0x50/0x184 (unreliable)
[c0817f00] [c003cfc8] set_fail+0x50/0x68
[c0817f20] [c003d630] sysctl_check_table+0x650/0x6a0
[c0817f50] [c002a9b8] register_sysctl_table+0x64/0xb4
[c0817f70] [c02dee70] register_powersave_nap_sysctl+0x18/0x2c
[c0817f80] [c02d81d0] kernel_init+0xb4/0x270
[c0817ff0] [c0011be0] kernel_thread+0x44/0x60

What's going on? I get all the way through boot and user space doesn't
start, this is probably why.

Jon Smirl
jonsmirl at

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