xilinx linux on a XUPV2P

Stephen Neuendorffer stephen.neuendorffer at xilinx.com
Fri May 9 03:24:19 EST 2008

Sounds like it's not finding the console.
If you're using the uartlite, you need to specify console=ttyUL0 on the
kernel command line.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: linuxppc-embedded-bounces+stephen=neuendorffer.name at ozlabs.org
> bounces+stephen=neuendorffer.name at ozlabs.org] On Behalf Of Dr. Peter
> Sent: Thursday, May 08, 2008 6:56 AM
> To: linuxppc-embedded at ozlabs.org
> Subject: xilinx linux on a XUPV2P
> Hello everybody,
> I am trying to get the latest Kernel (2.6.25-rc9) from git.xilinx.com
running on
> a XUPV2P board. I generated the hardware using JH Kelms step by step
> skipping points 6-8 and replacing point 9 by a more modern version of
> this. When I boot the system.ace from the CF card, the bootloader
talks to me
> over the RS232, but as soon as it tries to boot the kernel it hangs
> I had 2.6.18-rc3 which I got from somebody else running this way. The
reason I
> intend to change is the UARTLITE driver, which seems to be included in
> latest kernel tree.
> I use Platform Studio 9.1.02i which I also used for the 2.6.18 Kernel.
> Has anybody yet got this to work out with 9.1.02i ??
> Would it be possible for somebody to give a dummy like me the steps
you took to
> get it working on your board? I'm really lost here. Thanks!
> Thanks in advance!

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