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Re: Broadcom SB1 query

To: Jonathan Day <imipak@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Broadcom SB1 query
From: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>
Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2006 22:32:23 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Jonathan Day wrote:
> --- Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de> wrote:
> 
> > Jonathan Day wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > Can anyone verify that the current kernel in
> > > linux-mips git archive will work on a Broadcom
> > 1250
> > > (SB1), specifically the "Swarm" or the "Sentosa"
> > > flavours of the BCM91250.
> > 
> > A 2.6.18-rc4 from a one week old git checkout works
> > fine on a SWARM
> > here, booted via tftp. The same kernel fails to boot
> > on another
> > SWARM board from the onboard IDE, I guess the
> > swarm-ide is currently
> > broken.
> 
> That might explain it. I've included the output from
> the console at the end of this message, so you can
> take a squint at it and see if that confirms it.

Hm, no. It hangs way too early for that. Looks like it dies on the
first interrupts.

[snip]
> > Current Debian unstable works for me.
> > 
> 
> Well, my machine's already unstable, so I guess Debian
> can't hurt! :) I didn't know they had a big-endian
> 64-bit build, though. I'll have to look that up.

Only the kernel is 64 bit, userland is still 32 bit. This should at
least help to verify the hardware.


Thiemo

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