On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 06:12:27PM +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 18:12:27 +0000
> From: Martin Michlmayr <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Ralf Baechle <email@example.com>
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
> Subject: Re: IP22 doesn't shutdown properly
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> * Ralf Baechle <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2006-02-19 16:52]:
> > > beginning, the light on the Indy is green but after about 20 seconds
> > > it turns red. Nothing happens on the console and the machine doesn't
> > > turn off. Seen on Indy and Indigo2.
> > > Anyone got a fix?
> > No. Do you know when this problems started?
> A long time ago, it seems. I can trace it back to 2.6.9;
> unfortunately I don't get any older kernel to run/compile, possibily
> because my toolchain isn't old enough (I even installed the SDE that's
> based on 3.3).
> Here's what I got:
> 2.6.15 - broken
> 2.6.14 - broken
> 2.6.13 - broken
> 2.6.10 - broken
> 2.6.9 - broken
> 2.6.8 - hangs after download (SDE)
> 2.6.6 - hangs after download (SDE)
> 2.6.5 - hangs after download (SDE)
> 2.6.4 - hangs after download (SDE)
> 2.6.3 - fails to load with: Text start 0x8000000, size 0x25e998 doesn't
> fit in a FreeMemory area.
Somehow this all sounds suspicious. I ran at least a few of those kernels
on my own Indy.
> 2.6.1 - doesn't compile
Okay, I had to try this one. Clear case of bitrot. Don't use fancy
new compilers with that kernel, it doesn't like them.