Problem booting latest linux on RS64

Pierre PEIFFER pierre.peiffer at
Thu Jul 28 19:34:18 EST 2005

Hi all,

I've started to work with Linux on power two weeks ago. And it's not a 
great success in fact.
I'm using a PL600 machine with four RS64-IV CPU at 600MHz.

I just wanted to do some tests of my work done with the latest kernel 
(I'm working with kernel and

And after several tests and search, I finally found that my problem is a 
known one: the one described here:
(look for "[boot]0020 XICS Init" , I have this kernel panic)

I already have applied the proc_claim patch to correct the rtas deadbeef 

I'm surprised that there is such a blocking problem in the mainline 
kernel tree. So I just wanted to know if there are some news or if there 
is a known work around ? Or may be I missed something ?

Anyway, thanks a lot for your help !

Pierre Peiffer

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