On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 07:00:15AM -0700, Larry Stefani wrote:
> I've been trying to upgrade from 188.8.131.52 to
> 184.108.40.206, but am seeing a hard lockup right before
> "INIT: version 2.78 booting" on my SB1250-based board.
> I found a related discussion on the Debian mailing
> However, after applying Thiemo's patch to mark pages
> tainted by PIO IDE as dirty, the lockup still occurs.
It's a bug which should be fixed but nevertheless I can highly recommend
something like a SiliconImage SATA controller - the onboard PIO PATA
controller is so slow.
> I narrowed the file changes to
> between 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168. There was no
> 22.214.171.124 tarball posted on linux-mips.org, so I
> basically brought .27 to .29 until I found the
> offending files.
I've pushed the tag again so now there is a tarball.
If you need to track something like this you're probably best with
git bisect which should bring you right to the offending commit.
> Is anyone running a 2.6.16 kernel (after 126.96.36.199) on
> a SB1250-based board?
Later kernels do run on bcm1480 which is close enough.