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Challenge-S series, again.

Subject: Challenge-S series, again.
From: William Ellis <>
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 1998 11:16:34 -0800
Organization: TCG - CERFNet
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I was mucking around trying to get the Challenge S booting
about 2 months ago.  There were problems then since this
machine doesn't have a graphics card.  Just got several
of the latest compiled kernels and still no luck.  Anyone
have a kernel which boots on these machines?  
TIA.  Cheers, Bill

-Looks like it is still probing for graphics.
(output from the 2.1.90 compile -patched)

sash: boot -f /vmlinux
1153264+115552 entry: 0x8800250c

Exception: <vector=Normal>
Status register: 0x10004803<CU0,IM7,IM4,IPL=???,MODE=KERNEL,EXL,IE>
Cause register: 0xc000<CE=0,IP8,IP7,EXC=INT>
Exception PC: 0x880ea3c0, Exception RA: 0x880ea730
Interrupt exception
GIO Timeout Interrupt
GIO parity error register: 0x400<TIME>
GIO bus error: address: 0x80000000
  Saved user regs in hex (&gpda 0xa8740e48, &_regs 0xa8741048):
  arg: a8740000 ffffffff 25 2
  tmp: a8740000 0 88009fb0 88107240 88107244 91fffc0c 91fdf390 91fad900
  sve: a8740000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  t8 a8740000 t9 0 at 0 v0 0 v1 0 k1 10004801
  gp a8740000 fp 0 sp 0 ra 0

PANIC: Unexpected exception

[Press reset or ENTER to restart.]

^^ At least it catches the error now and doesn't
have to be hard booted.  ;p

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