On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 6:28 PM, Jim Faulkner <jfaulkne@...> 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 :)