Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: Mark Knecht <markknecht@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] yaboot has kicked my butt - 5 times?!
Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2010 18:29:58
Message-Id: AANLkTinROaNvrXBoJEP2M5MUmQqLKQxAiWTt54ondPES@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] yaboot has kicked my butt - 5 times?! by Joseph Jezak
On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 10:34 AM, Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o> wrote:
> >>> Okay, so we fixed the first thing. That's good. :) Can you attach your >>> whole kernel config? I'm wondering if maybe udev isn't running properly >>> due to a misconfiguration. >>> >>> -Joe >> Attached unless GMail does something to it. >> >> Thanks, >> Mark > > Another busy week, but I think we might have your answer. > > Disable these options in your kernel config, recompile and give it a try: > CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED=y > CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED_V2=y > > I think these options interfere with udev. > -Joe
Thank you Joe. For the first time in a couple of months the machine just booted. Note that I didn't easily find CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED in make menuconfig so I only disabled CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED_V2 which was enough to allow it to boot. I took a quick look at the PPC install guide and frankly I don't see instructions there to disable this option, although I have done this on other machines. Is it just me or are the instructions actually not in the kernel config section. If they are truly missing then it would be great if someone could update that. Anyway, it seems completely unreasonable for me, after all this, to just say thanks for the help. It doesn't begin to represent how appreciative I am of the time you spent looking into this with me. I really am indebted. Cheers, Mark

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Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] yaboot has kicked my butt - 5 times?! Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o>