jeff at theptrgroup.com
Sat Aug 7 03:06:21 EST 2004
On Wed, 2004-08-04 at 15:17, Jeff Angielski wrote:
> Doing a bk pull on the latest linuxppc-2.4 says that as of July 2004,
> support for the Embedded Planet EP8260 was working. However, using the
> default rpx8260_defconfig will not work on my board.
I finally managed to get a booting linuxppc-2.4 kernel and some console
output. Now onto getting a working rootfs...
For reference in case anybody tries this at home, the problems were:
1) arch/ppc/platforms/rpx8260.h defined it's own bd_info structure which
was not consistent with u-boot. This caused the time settings to be
wrong, which in turn caused the decrementer to be set to zero... "That's
it man, game over man, game over, man!"
2) drivers/char/tty_io.c has a typo on the CPM2 support in
console_init() that prevents it from working with anything but 8xx
- #if defined(CONFIG_8xx) || defined(CONFIG_CONFIG_CPM2_UART)
+ #if defined(CONFIG_8xx) || defined(CONFIG_CPM2_UART)
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