[parisc-linux] 715/33 disk and kernel make dep problems

Scammell, David David.Scammell@uk.wmmercer.com
Thu, 19 Jul 2001 15:22:18 +0100


I installed with 9.2, no problems, updated with apt-get.

I'd like to build my own kernel to test out a disk problem I have.

When I attempt anything which would fill the scsi disk queue with pending
(e.g. tar xf kernel.tar), then machine hangs, I get some messages on the
console which I've not got them written down yet, but these include a mount
only message. I'm using an old 2Gb disk (info not to hand, I'm at work), but
no so
old it shouldn't handle tagged writes. I'd like to change the queue depth
and bus
sync speed (looks like its set at 20Mhz, not 10Mhz) to see if this makes a

To compile a kernel, I've untarred it on an i686 and nfs mounted it on the
make oldconfig works fine. Make dep hangs in some subdirectories (below
drivers/acpi... somewhere I can't remember). I can't figure out why. I'm
familiar with recompilations on my intel box but can't figure out what could
wrong on the HP, any ideas?


David Scammell

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