XUPV2P + EDK 9.1 + Linux 2.4

sarah.ddff sarah.ddff at gmail.com
Sat Dec 13 03:33:42 EST 2008

I have linux 2.6 running on the xupv2p with uart and ethernet.
Also, I have linux 2.4 running with uart, sysace and ethernet. 
You can find here: https://rm-rfroot.net/xupv2p/ useful instructions to port
linux 2.4 to the xupv2p board.

Juliana Su wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm relatively new to the XUPV2P. Up until about a month ago, I had been 
> working with an ML310. Anyway, I noticed the “XUPV2P update to kernel 
> 2.6 fails” thread and saw that quite a few people have been successful 
> with the XUPV2P; I was hoping that those of you who have been successful 
> with the XUPV2P could help me out.
> First some background...
> I am using EDK 9.1, EDK 10.1, the MontaVista Linux 2.4 kernel 
> (linuxppc_2_4_devel), and a 256 MB DDR DIMM. I was able to get a basic 
> system (XPS UART16550, DDR SDRAM - MPMC, XPS SYSACE, Linux 2.4) made in 
> EDK 10.1 to work. However, I have not had any success getting a similar 
> system (UART16550, DDR_SDRAM_32Mx64 - PLB DDR, OPB SYSACE, Linux 2.4) 
> built in EDK 9.1 to work. The issue is that, when I turn on the board, 
> nothing shows up in minicom. I checked the contents of the log_buf; it 
> was filled with junk.
> My goal is a system with SysACE support, Ethernet, and the AC-97 audio 
> CODEC that can mount a hard drive. It seems like it would be easier to 
> create this system using EDK 9.1 than EDK 10.1. Right now, though, just 
> getting a basic system to work using EDK 9.1 would be great.
> For those of you who have been successful with the XUPV2P, what 
> configurations in the EDK 9.1 Base System Builder Wizard and what Linux 
> kernel worked for you? Any suggestions as to why I might not be getting 
> any output? Would it be possible for me to use Linux 2.6 or should I 
> stick with Linux 2.4? (I feel like Linux 2.4 would be better, but I 
> thought I would ask anyway.) Also, are there any known issues with EDK 
> 9.1 and the XUPV2P? I vaguely remember reading about memory issues 
> somewhere, but I can’t remember if they were related to EDK 9.1, EDK 
> 10.1, or both.
> Let me know if I should provide any additional information. Thanks!
> -Juliana
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