[RFC] Drop Non-smp PowerPC Kernel Flavor

Andy Whitcroft apw at canonical.com
Mon Mar 19 09:41:54 UTC 2012


On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 07:48:01AM +0000, Adam Conrad wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 04:59:44PM +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > 
> > Any more data about where it stops booting ? Can you try making sure you
> > have udbg btext enabled in config and boot with "udb-immortal debug
> > initcall_debug" on the command line ?
> 
> Unfortunately, it boots from BootX, because I could never make quik run
> on my broken OF (granted, I never tried that hard, so I'm sure it can
> be done, but if it ain't broke?).  The problem with booting from BootX,
> though, is that there's no chance for debug output, because I just get
> a slightly corrupt MacOS desktop, and then the machine hangs.  It's not
> getting far enough to init a framebuffer or anything shiny.

As this kernel update was a stable rebase and a switcheroo on the built
powerpc bits I have reverted just the powerpc changes on the same base
so we can confirm this is realated to using the SMP bits and not an
unrelated change.  Kernels are the powerpc kernels at the URL below for
those who have issues:

    http://people.canonical.com/~apw/master-next-precise/

Please report any testing, thanks.

-apw




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