Debug Kernel Crash

Jess Balint jbalinc at
Fri Nov 22 05:10:50 EST 2002

Hi all. I wish to know how to debug the kernel via the serial terminal. I have use the kernel, linux 2.4.19 and 2.4.20-rc2 as trying to load on a Motorola MCP750 (PReP).  The very first compile that I did booted alright, but everyone one after that does not. It stops at when residual data found. I don't know if something in my nvram is screwing it up. Following is the output when loading the kernel. Any pointers on how to debug this would be great. Thanks.



Network Booting from: DEC21140, Controller 0, Device 0
Device Name: /pci at 80000000/pci1011,9 at e,0:0,0
Loading: zImage.prep

Client IP Address      =
Server IP Address      =
Gateway IP Address     =
Subnet IP Address Mask =
Boot File Name         = zImage.prep
Argument File Name     =

Network Boot File load in progress... To abort hit <BREAK>

Bytes Received =&757210, Bytes Loaded =&757210
Bytes/Second   =&378605, Elapsed Time =2 Second(s)

Residual-Data Located at: $01F88000


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