Gentoo Archives: gentoo-mips

From: Matt Turner <mattst88@g.o>
To: gentoo-mips@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-mips] SGI O2 kernel binary that will work w/ Matt Turner's stages?
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2011 00:12:50
Message-Id: CAEdQ38HWOVi5+4Kv=_NVcnAqJ3ZNh0U6Z+oMw9dt94Gbbn0AdA@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-mips] SGI O2 kernel binary that will work w/ Matt Turner's stages? by Jim Faulkner
On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 6:28 PM, Jim Faulkner <jfaulkne@×××××××.edu> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 05:15:11PM -0400, Matt Turner wrote: >> >> I've built an O2-compatible kernel (version 3.1.0-r2~) and put it >> here: http://dev.gentoo.org/~mattst88/sgi-o2/ > > Thanks a bunch Matt!  The vmlinux.32 kernel boots into your stage3 just > fine.  Apparently the storage and network drivers are built into the > kernel, so there were no problems accessing the disk or getting the > network up. > > However, it looks like PS/2 keyboard support wasn't included, so I can't > login at the console.  I enabled sshd and tried to login that way, but > got a "PTY allocation request failed on channel 0" error and was kicked > out after entering my password.
Ah, fixed and reuploaded.
> I then wrote an /etc/local.d script consisting of: > mkdir /dev/pts > mount -t devpts -o rw,nosuid,noexec,relatime,gid=5,mode=620 devpts /dev/pts > > and rebooted.  It works, I can ssh in now! > > localhost ~ # uname -a > Linux localhost 3.1.0-rc2+ #1 Wed Aug 17 17:05:33 EDT 2011 mips64 R5000 > V2.1 FPU V1.0 SGI O2 GNU/Linux > localhost ~ #
Good thinking! :)
> Thanks so much for your work on Gentoo/MIPS!  I was really surprised to > see a recent stage3 for this architecture.  And thanks again for the > kernel, now I'm up and running.  I'll be sure to post to this list > regarding any other issues I run into.
Great to hear it. Thanks for using my stages :) Matt