mpc 860 boot linux2.6.23 problem

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Tue Oct 16 09:38:39 EST 2007

In message <4713A08C.3060204 at> you wrote:
> keng_629 wrote:
> >  
> > i am proting linux2.63.23 to mpc860t board with uboot1.1.4 as bootloader.
> > my bootargs is root=/dev/ram rw init=/linuxrc.
> > i use debugger to see the regedits, find pc is run in the cpu_idle().
> > what is wrong with my kernel, plese give me some advice.thank you .
> Posting the same thing over and over again isn't going to change the 
> response.  Try head-of-Linus's-git, make sure you're using arch/powerpc, 
> and post the device tree you're using.  Without more information, we 
> can't help you.

Just to point out the obvious: U-Boot 1.1.4 is *way* too old to
support any device-tree based kernel, so the fist step is to update
U-Boot to a somewhat recent version (i. e. 1.3.0-rcX).

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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