Problems porting to a custom PPC405GPr board using a vanilla 2.6.10 kernel

Matt Porter mporter at
Mon Feb 28 02:59:05 EST 2005

On Sat, Feb 26, 2005 at 11:28:23PM +0100, Niklaus Giger wrote:
> Hi
> I would like to port Linux to a custom PPC405GPr board. Its hardware runs 
> vxWorks fine for more than a year. 

Good, gives a good feeling about the hardware.
> My board has no RTC. Is this a problem? 

No, not at all.

> Should I start with another kernel? Can anybody point me to a known good 
> kernel version for a specific PPC405 board?

The stock 2.6.10 that you seem to be using is fine.
> Any hint would be greatly appreciated.

Working out your BDI issues will be very helpful to debugging. It's
only clear that it passes beyond setup_arch() at this point. That's
good, though.


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