Re: 2.6.0-Test5 booting problems on Itanium-1!

From: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2003-10-10 01:32:02
On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 03:37:44PM +0530, Ameya Mitragotri wrote:
> Hello, 
> I am facing a strange problem trying to get 2.6.0-test5 booted on an 
> Itanium-1 machine (its a beta processor). 
> 
> 1) in my .config i have 
> CONFIG_ITANIUM=y 
> CONFIG_IA64_DIG=y 
> CONFIG_IA64_PAGE_SIZE_16KB=y 
> 
> 2) I compiled and made a vmlinux image. I copied the image to the
> /boot/efi directory
> and provided a softlink to the image in the /boot directory. 
> 
> now on a reboot, i get the 'booting linux-2.6.0-test5' message. Nothing
> happens after this. Can anyone suggest any ways to resolve this? 
> 
> I also tried to boot using a gzipped image (vmlinux.gz) but i get an
> error "min_addr not page aligned" 
> 
> Any suggestions will be really helpful. 

I booted -test5 on my Big Sur box and used it for awhile, so I'm pretty
sure it works.  Did you forget to turn on VGA console maybe?  You could
also try turning on CONFIG_EARLY_PRINTK in the 'Kernel Hacking' submenu
to see if that gets you any useful output.

Jesse
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Received on Thu Oct 9 11:42:18 2003

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