MPC8245 custom board, Linux 2.4 kernel hangs after uncompressing

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Thu Apr 21 20:23:26 EST 2005

In message <20050421071910.46237.qmail at> you wrote:
> Interesting to me as well. I also have such a similar
> problem. But I wanna to know how I can return to 
> u-boot with software workaround after kernel hanging.

Press the reset button?

> At least, I must power-off and power-on my target to
> get back to u-boot console. If so, the last kernel 
> printk message would lost IMHO.

Isn't there a way to perform a hardware reset (by pressing the  reset
button, or through a JTAG debugger) ?

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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