On Thu, Sep 18, 2003 at 12:33:44PM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> Here's just enough to make the ddb5477 compile and boot. The defconfig has
> lost the onboard network card, and you also need to turn on CONFIG_EMBEDDED
> to turn off CONFIG_VT. Otherwise, conswitchp is uninitialized, causing a
> crash. If I initialize it to &dummy_con, serial consoles stop working
I'm not exactly happy about the way various unrelated options are lumped
together behind CONFIG_EMBEDDED; it seems worse than the problem it's
meant to solve ...
> Userspace doesn't work - lots of scripts segfault, portmap times out, there
> are a number of other glitches. init=/bin/bash hangs. But at least it's
> I update CFLAGS for gcc 3.3/binutils 2.14. I think asking people to use
> vaguely modern tools for 2.6 is reasonable. And the old flags don't work
> any more. This should work with 3.2 too.
As long as current gcc stays as slow as it is I'm going to stick to
something old. And I'm not alone.
> The PCI and ac97 changes are pretty mindless merge work.
> Ralf, this re-adds CONFIG_PCI_AUTO. Do you know where it went? :) Probably
> a lot of other boards are sad about its disappearance also.
CONFIG_PCI_AUTO went the way to /dev/zero; it not only made the PCI
maintainers make funny sounds it simply seemed superfluous - the PCI
code is supposed to be able to fully configure a PCI bus itself if only
it's used properly.