[lucid] New kernel 2.6.32-3.3 uploaded (ABI bump)

Luis R. Rodriguez mcgrof at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 16:20:47 GMT 2009


On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 10:30 AM, Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 9:54 AM, Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 2:40 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 7:30 AM, Andy Whitcroft <apw at canonical.com> wrote:
>>>> Now that the compilers are working again (yay!) a new Lucid kernel has
>>>> been uploaded.  This rebases the Ubuntu kernel to 2.6.32-rc6.  Note the
>>>> ABI bump.
>>>>
>>>> https://www.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/2.6.32-3.3
>>>
>>> Very nice Andy :)
>>>
>>> If you are like me and just need to test 2.6.32-rc6 on an x86 box here
>>> is the one deb file you'll need:
>>>
>>> https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/2.6.32-3.3/+build/1339939/+files/linux-image-2.6.32-3-386_2.6.32-3.3_i386.deb
>>
>> BTW how long does it take the build machine to build this?
>>
>> And is do you guys lurk on an IRC channel?
>
> Well sow what I wanted to ask if if you can enable something like
> CONFIG_BOOT_PRINTK_DELAY during development of lucid and later perhaps
> remove it.
>
> It seems getting an oops trace on a netbook during early boot proves
> almost impossible unless you have a "Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Host-to-Host
> Debug Device" and a usb controller [1] (seems most of them do) that
> has USB debug port enabled [2], or the netbook would have a serial
> port but I am not sure how many comes with these, maybe they're
> hidden, I haven't seen one.
>
> [1] http://www.semiconductorstore.com/cart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=12083
> [2] Running 'lspci -vvv | grep -i debug' would yield:
>
> Capabilities: [44] Debug port: BAR=1 offset=00a0

I enabled BOOT_DELAY on my own kernel and set lpj as per the original
boot kernel's calibrated setting and enabed boot_delay=100 and was
unable to get actual delays between prinks, even if I did nosmp. So
this proved not useful anyway.

  Luis



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