sporadic kernel panic during boot (MPC8xx, FEC)

Steven Scholz steven.scholz at imc-berlin.de
Thu Apr 11 17:23:11 EST 2002

Christian Pellegrin wrote:

> not really sure this will help you, but I had similar problem (spurious
> hangs during boot/insmod on 823 and 850 MPCs). The ppc mm for 8xx in 2.4
> repository is broken, use that in 2.4-devel that works fine. AFA net
> devices are concerned check that rx start is done in open and not in init
> since linux doesn't like packets before a device is opened.

Thanks for your reply.

I got the kernel from the linuxppc_2_4_devel tree using

bk export ... -rv2.4.18

So I guess I do have a 2.4-devel. Right?


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