unreliably booting off a BCM5701.

Stefan Reinauer stepan at suse.de
Mon Mar 22 15:20:00 CET 2004

* Eric W. Biederman <ebiederman at lnxi.com> [040322 19:59]:
> Stefan Reinauer <stepan at suse.de> writes:
> > Also, I could not get beyound this point with a Linux 2.6.5rc1 kernel.
> > Linux 2.4.x boots through to userland... It looks like a kernel issue,
> > but could it come from mkelfImage?
> Possibly.  Either that or you got hit with the changes to the
> 2.6.x config option changes.  I have booted a 2.6 kernel.  So unless
> it is a very recent change things should still work.
I definitely have booted 2.6 kernels up to 2.6.2 under LinuxBIOS as

> Have you tried memtest86?  I am quite curious to if your memory
> is working solidly.  With all of your bootloaders going haywire
> I really don't know what to think.

No memtest yet, but filo and etherboot, and linux kernel 2.4 - When they
get loaded, they seem to work seamlessly...

> This might be a glitch in 5.3.recent as well.  I have not looked
> in detail at what is going on there.  I can't think of anything
> that would cause a failure like that.



  Stefan Reinauer, SUSE LINUX AG
Head of Architecture Development

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