Linux booting problem on Xilinx ppc

Grant Likely grant.likely at
Wed Oct 17 05:37:58 EST 2007

On 10/16/07, aauer1 <aauer1 at> wrote:
> The on-chip memories are disabled. Only the BRAM is enabled. Now, we also use
> the ELDK 4.1 from Denx and the included cross compiler. The result is the
> same... the Kernel stops at "Now booting the kernel". Now, we also have an
> USB JTAG cable. So, we can debug the memory.
> Probably, anyone has another idea.

There are two common reasons for this behaviour:
1. kernel crashes before the console is configured
2. the console is not configured correctly.

In both cases; finding a way to look at __log_buf is the fastest way
to figure out what is going on.


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.
grant.likely at
(403) 399-0195

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