Gentoo Archives: gentoo-mips

From: "Mathias W." <m.weigt@××××××××.de>
To: gentoo-mips@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-mips] Problems with mips-sources-2.6.20
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 13:18:41
Message-Id: 466D4B9C.6050103@uni-bonn.de
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-mips] Problems with mips-sources-2.6.20 by Kumba
Kumba wrote:
> Mathias W. wrote: >>>> oldconfig) and it doesn't boot. I get the same message as in this >>>> thread: http://archives.gentoo.org/gentoo-mips/msg_00503.xml >>>> >>>> NESTED EXCEPTION #1 (vid 0) at EPC: ffffffff9fc6a0a4; first exception >>>> at PC: 0
> Second, whenever you use an older config on a newer kernel, _always_ > check the config to make sure it didn't flip something off. Things > changed dramatically from .17 to .20, and relying on oldconfig alone > isn't recommended. I usually run through menuconfig and just check the > categories myself.
Now I carefully looked through menuconfig and did some additional customization but didn't find anything obvious wrong. Still the new kernel does not boot. I'm willing to try a config from you guys if you have one for the octane/octane2
> That all said, nested exceptions sometimes point at ARCS bugs. You may > have an out-of-date PROM. Unfortunately, we're not sure which PROMs are > out-of-date, and which ones aren't.
I have "PROM Monitor SGI Version 6.5 Rev 4.8 IP30 Sep 6,2001 - 64 Bit" -- Mathias Weigt -- gentoo-mips@g.o mailing list