Cannot boot properly
jonff at control.auc.dk
Sat Apr 6 03:01:36 EST 2002
Wolfgang Denk wrote:
>in message <3CADA82E.9000502 at control.auc.dk> you wrote:
>>I connect my target to my PC through an ethernet and a serial port and
>>mount a NFS root file system. Here is where the probem arises with the
>>newer kernel. When i boot (with bootm command in ppcboot), the output on
>>my screen is all garbled where everything was ok before. The kernel is
>>still active on the target but does not respond throgh the serial port
>>anymore. (I use minicom to connect and boot parameters are set to 9600
>>baud in ppcboot). Any ideas?? Does the newer kernel overide the baud
>Check the output carefully, and compare against a working system. I
>bet, that most of the time every second character is missing, right?
>If this i the case, you have mis-configured the serial ports. Make
>sure to enable both SMC1 and SMC2 in the kernel configuration, and
>select the right one as console port. Also make sure that you select
Done that and now it works !!
Thank you for your quick response
Jon F. Hjartar
>If you check with your ".config" file, the following options should
> # CONFIG_CONS_SMC1 is not set
>[This system uses SMC2 as console port - the settings for
>CONFIG_CONS_SMC1 and CONFIG_CONS_SMC2 may be different on your box]
>>settings somehow? Is it necessary to upgrade to ppcboot-1.1.5 for the
>>newer kernel to boot??
>This is not necessary (though recommended anyway).
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