mpc5200, sysctl table check failed

Grant Likely grant.likely at
Thu Nov 8 07:33:01 EST 2007

On 11/7/07, Jon Smirl <jonsmirl at> wrote:
> 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.

I see the same thing on the latest git (or at least latest as of last
night); except for me I have no problem with userspace starting.  This
is on a Xilinx Virtex 405.


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