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From: "Mathias W." <m.weigt@...>
Subject: Re: Problems with mips-sources-2.6.20
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 15:18:20 +0200
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 have an out-of-date PROM.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 out-of-date, and which ones aren't.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


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References:
Problems with mips-sources-2.6.20
-- Mathias W.
Re: Problems with mips-sources-2.6.20
-- Stephen P. Becker
Re: Problems with mips-sources-2.6.20
-- Mathias W.
Re: Problems with mips-sources-2.6.20
-- Kumba
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