On Thu, Sep 23, 2004 at 11:54:19PM +1000, Stuart Longland wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've been trying to get Linux 2.6 going on my Indy for some time now.
> However, I've had little success. The machine works just fine under
> Linux 2.4.26.
> The kernel config is attached. Basically I've tried both booting a
> MIPS32 kernel as well as a MIPS64 kernel. In all cases, I've used the
> same kernel parameters. (root=/dev/hda3, and sometimes I put
> init=/bin/sh or single there too.)
> Using a MIPS32 config, the kernel boots, mounts the / filesystem, but
> then dies claiming it can't find /sbin/init.
> Using a MIPS64 config (built using gas-abi=o32 as suggested by Kumba),
> it doesn't even get that far:
> - From arcboot/SGI PROM:
> (Arcboot version 0.3.8.2)
> - -------------------------------8<--------------------------------------
> Loading program segment 2 at 0x88002000, offset=0x0, size= 0x0 328085
> Zeroing memory at 0x0032a085, size = 0x1bba3
> Exception: <vector=Normal>
> Status register: 0x30004803<CU1,CU0,IM7,IM4,IPL=???,MODE=KERNEL,EXL,IE>
> Cause register: 0x8010<CE=0,IP8,EXC=RADE>
> Exception PC: 0x830f018, Exception RA: 0x88804514
> Read address error exception, bad address: 0x830f018
> Local I/O interrupt register 1: 0x80 <VR/GIO2>
> Saved user regs in hex (&gpda 0xa8740e48, &_regs 0xa8741048):
> arg: a8740000 88002000 88001fe0 18
> tmp: a8740000 3 8880e0b4 830f018 8880e0b0 887fe8ec 887fe5e4 4
> sve: a8740000 3 400000 800000 16 3f80 0 10000000
> t8 a8740000 t9 ffffffff at ffffffff v0 ffffffff v1 ffffffff k1 830f018
> gp a8740000 f0 ffffffff sp ffffffff ra ffffffff
> PANIC: Unexpected exception
If that's more than two hours old CVS kernel then it's my fault, already fixed.
> Apologies if this has been answered before... but I'm a bit of a newbie
> when it comes to Linux/MIPS. Is there anything I missed when setting
> this all up?
We have both Indy and O2 running there, but you'll have to wait a bit
until patches appear in CVS.