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RE: booting 64bit kernel on RM9150

To: Roman Mashak <mrv@corecom.co.kr>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Subject: RE: booting 64bit kernel on RM9150
From: Raj Palani <Rajesh_Palani@pmc-sierra.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2006 16:28:17 -0700
Cc: Kiran Thota <Kiran_Thota@pmc-sierra.com>
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Sender: linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org
Hi Roman,

   The patch for 64-bit support for Sequoia would follow the patch for the base 
support for Sequoia in the Linux/MIPS tree.

-Raj 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roman Mashak [mailto:mrv@corecom.co.kr] 
> Sent: Thursday, June 01, 2006 11:33 PM
> To: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
> Cc: Raj Palani; Kiran Thota
> Subject: booting 64bit kernel on RM9150
> 
> Hello,
> 
> 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://192.168.11.43/vmlinux.32 (elf)
> 0x80100000/2088944 + 0x80300000/774278 + 0x803bd086/139162(z) 
> + 4044 syms-
> 
> 
> With best regards, Roman Mashak.  E-mail: mrv@corecom.co.kr 
> 
> 

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