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booting 64bit kernel on RM9150

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Subject: booting 64bit kernel on RM9150
From: "Roman Mashak" <>
Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2006 15:32:47 +0900
Cc: "Raj Palani" <>, <>
Fl-build: Fidolook 2002 (SL) 6.0.2800.86 - 14/6/2003 22:16:25
Original-recipient: rfc822;

I succesfully compiled 2.6.12-rc3 (patched by PMC-sierra), but failed to boot it on Sequoia evaluation board. Firmware version is: PMON2000 1.9 (SEQUOIA-EB).

What I understood is PMON can't deal with 64-bit images, that's why kernel image should be "objcopy'd" into ELF32 (so, result is two images: 64bit 'vmlinux' and 32bit 'vmlinux.32'). So upon booting 'vmlinux.32' - board gets hang up:

Loading file: tftp:// (elf)
0x80100000/2088944 + 0x80300000/774278 + 0x803bd086/139162(z) + 4044 syms-

With best regards, Roman Mashak. E-mail:

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