[LinuxBIOS] Tyan s2892 the OLPC way

Richard Smith smithbone at gmail.com
Fri Oct 13 19:40:04 CEST 2006

> I can't mount my IDE hard drive, even though I can see it in the /proc
> filesystem.  I'm trying mount –t ext3 /dev/hda1 /hdd.

/dev/hda[?] dont exist in the simple filesystem. Did you add the
devices to devices.txt?

> When I do an lspci, all the IRQs are routed to IRQ 0.  I don't know if this
> is the root of the problem, or a symptom.

Thats a bad thing.  Your interrutps are not routed correctly.  Thats
linuxbios and not buildrom though.

> How can I make sure that the PCI settings that I set up in LinuxBIOS get
> passed on?

Either by pirq table, or one of the other tables.

> An unrelated note for those that are into OLPC: in linuxrc two of the device
> files get made as text files because they are not there early enough in the
> process

> /sbin/makedevs /dev < device.txt > /dev/null
> is bad because it creates a text file where /dev/null should be.
> The same thing happens to /dev/console in a different place.

Hey thanks.  Good catch.  I'll see about getting this fixed.

Richard A. Smith

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