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Re: working 2.1.36 on magnum/m700 ?

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Subject: Re: working 2.1.36 on magnum/m700 ?
From: Systemkennung Linux <linux@informatik.uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 1997 08:56:06 +0200 (MET DST)
In-reply-to: <199706011923.VAA00747@alpha.franken.de> from "Thomas Bogendoerfer" at Jun 1, 97 09:23:27 pm
> > > Before I'll start to find the problem with 2.1.36, I want to know, if
> > > anybody has a working 2.1.36 kernel for Mips Magnum boards or Olivetti 
> > > M700.
> > > When I try to boot 2.1.36 it stops after milo printed "Launching kernel",
> > > no console initialisation, nothing. Any hints ?
> > 
> > There is something wrong with Milo on M700 only as it looks.  My guess is
> > the malloc().
> 
> I tried 0.27 and 0.27.1 both failed, but they didn't crash. 0.27 still works
> for me with an older kernel (2.1.1). Running milo -d also indicates that it
> is a kernel problem not a milo problem. I guess it's related to the
> console changes in 2.1.x.

There is still some real bug in Milo.  Adding the right number of printf()
statements will make the bug showup sometimes.

  Ralf

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