[parisc-linux] 715 problem

willy@thepuffingroup.com willy@thepuffingroup.com
Tue, 25 Jan 2000 14:22:43 -0500

On Tue, Jan 25, 2000 at 07:38:01PM +0200, Hannu Martikka wrote:
> I tried the linux-2.3 latest kernel (ramdisk.bin-20000118a) from CVS with
> 715/80. I didn't get shell prompt. It seems to end up with somekind of
> endless loop.

The endless loop isn't a problem; that's `debugging the switch_to' code.
prumpf, can we get rid of this now or is it still important?  I _think_
you'll find you are actually at a prompt, it's just not obvious because
of the messages.

> I'll include the bootup messages. Hopefully someone can make something out
> of them..
> My guess would be that something goes wrong near lines:
> 	do_mmap c7efc0e0 00001000 0003f000 00000005 00001806 00000000
> 	miscoloured mmap
> or
> 	mem_map disagrees with c122b77c at 2001f000

no problem, i get those too.

> Also I wonder why it doesn't recognice the Model/CPU-type? Even the size
> of memory is incorrent (256). MHz figure is ok.
> 	model   00006190 00000481 00000000 00000000 7804f0a4 00000000 
> 00000004 00000072 00000072
> 	vers    0000000b
> 	CPUID vers 0 rev 0
> 	Model: <NULL> with 128 MB RAM.
> 	CPU(s): 1 x <unknown> at 80.000000 MHz

That code's just been commented out for the moment.  Something else for
the todo list.


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should it be mime or something?