Problem booting Kernel 4.8-rc1 on Sam460ex ( Canyonlands)
runaway at candw.ms
Sun Aug 14 21:41:42 AEST 2016
On 8/8/2016 4:19 PM, Rob Herring wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 8, 2016 at 2:25 PM, Julian Margetson <runaway at candw.ms> wrote:
>> On 8/8/2016 9:39 AM, Kefeng Wang wrote:
>>> +cc Rob
>>> On 2016/8/8 20:51, Julian Margetson wrote:
>>>> On 8/8/2016 8:22 AM, Kefeng Wang wrote:
>>>>> On 2016/8/8 19:52, Julian Margetson wrote:
>>>>>> Problem booting Kernel 4.8-rc1 on Sam460ex ( Canyonlands) machine .
>>>>>> This is what I get with the bisect.
>>>>> Hi Julian
>>>>> I have no Sam460ex machine, could you show the good and bad kernel
>>> I have no experience about PowerPC, the status shows below,
>>> version boot
>>> v4.7 ok
>>> v4.8-rc1 fail
>>> v4.7 + this patch fail(right?)
>>> Does PowerPC support earlyprintk/earlycon? Please set it, and let's show
>>> somethings from earlyprintk.
>> Not getting any output with earlyprintk so not sure if it works or if my
>> settings are incorrect .
> This should work: earlycon=uart8250,mmio,ef600300,115200n8
> Adding "initcall_debug debug" would also be useful here.
>> I tried to revert the commit but the result is the same so I suspect that
>> this one may not really be the problem .
>> Looks like the real problem may be something affecting the the device tree
>> loading .
> That's strange. If it is this commit, the init order changes as it
> changed from device to arch initcall. I haven't seen any other
> platforms having problems.
The following patch fixes my issue.
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