sporadic kernel panic during boot (MPC8xx, FEC)

Wolfgang Grandegger wolfgang.grandegger at bluewin.ch
Fri Apr 12 05:06:02 EST 2002

On 04/11/2002 05:31 PM, Tom Rini wrote:

>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.
You mean it's identical to linux-2.4.18.tar.gz from kernel.org?
[I'm just curious what I really get with the above command.]



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