linux-mips
[Top] [All Lists]

Re: IP22 doesn't shutdown properly

To: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>
Subject: Re: IP22 doesn't shutdown properly
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 21:55:31 +0000
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, jblache@debian.org
In-reply-to: <20060220181227.GA17439@deprecation.cyrius.com>
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
References: <20060217225824.GE20785@deprecation.cyrius.com> <20060219165245.GD21416@linux-mips.org> <20060220181227.GA17439@deprecation.cyrius.com>
Sender: linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org
User-agent: Mutt/1.4.2.1i
On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 06:12:27PM +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 18:12:27 +0000
> From: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>
> To:   Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
> Cc:   linux-mips@linux-mips.org, jblache@debian.org
> Subject: Re: IP22 doesn't shutdown properly
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
> 
> * Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> [2006-02-19 16:52]:
> > > beginning, the light on the Indy is green but after about 20 seconds
> > > it turns red.  Nothing happens on the console and the machine doesn't
> > > turn off.  Seen on Indy and Indigo2.
> > > Anyone got a fix?
> > No.  Do you know when this problems started?
> 
> A long time ago, it seems.  I can trace it back to 2.6.9;
> unfortunately I don't get any older kernel to run/compile, possibily
> because my toolchain isn't old enough (I even installed the SDE that's
> based on 3.3).
> 
> Here's what I got:
> 
> 2.6.15 - broken
> 2.6.14 - broken
> 2.6.13 - broken
> 2.6.10 - broken
> 2.6.9 - broken
> 2.6.8 - hangs after download (SDE)
> 2.6.6 - hangs after download (SDE)
> 2.6.5 - hangs after download (SDE)
> 2.6.4 - hangs after download (SDE)
> 2.6.3 - fails to load with: Text start 0x8000000, size 0x25e998 doesn't
>           fit in a FreeMemory area.

Somehow this all sounds suspicious.  I ran at least a few of those kernels
on my own Indy.

> 2.6.1 - doesn't compile

Okay, I had to try this one.  Clear case of bitrot.  Don't use fancy
new compilers with that kernel, it doesn't like them.

  Ralf

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>