Linux 3.0 boot failure on the Powerbook G4
benh at kernel.crashing.org
Sun Jul 24 22:07:30 EST 2011
On Sat, 2011-07-23 at 22:20 +0200, Michael Büsch wrote:
> Linux 3.0 fails to boot _very_ early on my Powerbook G4. See the
> yaboot/OF screenshot:
> Linux 220.127.116.11 boots fine.
> Does somebody have an idea?
Interesting, that's before it even kills OF. Are you booting a zImage or
a vmlinux ?
It might be also useful to compile yaboot with debug output enabled to
figure out where the kernel is loaded so we can try calculating where
exactly it dies if it's a vmlinux...
> The config can be found here:
> It's mostly equivalent to the working 2.6.39 config. I enabled
> early OF console, but that didn't help to show better error messages.
> The machine is a:
> cpu : 7447A, altivec supported
> clock : 1499.999000MHz
> revision : 1.2 (pvr 8003 0102)
> platform : PowerMac
> motherboard : PowerBook5,6 MacRISC3 Power Macintosh
> detected as : 287 (PowerBook G4 15")
> pmac-generation : NewWorld
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