sporadic kernel panic during boot (MPC8xx, FEC)

Tom Rini trini at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Apr 12 01:31:36 EST 2002

On Thu, Apr 11, 2002 at 09:23:11AM +0200, Steven Scholz wrote:
> 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?

No.  -rv2.4.18 got you 2.4.18 from kernel.org, no PPC changes at all.

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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