Gentoo Archives: gentoo-sparc

From: Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>
To: gentoo-sparc@g.o
Subject: [gentoo-sparc] Fw: [2.6.29.4] Blade 2000
Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2009 23:37:50
Message-Id: 20090604233739.303daee1@anaconda.krait.us
Perhaps of interest if you use the ql2200_fw.bin

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Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2009 15:39:06 -0700 (PDT)
From: David Miller <davem@×××××××××.net>
To: joel.bertrand@××××××××.fr
Cc: sparclinux@×××××××××××.org
Subject: Re: [2.6.29.4] Blade 2000


From: BERTRAND Joël <joel.bertrand@××××××××.fr>
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 11:58:54 +0200

> BERTRAND Joël a écrit : >> Hello, >> I have made some minor modifications in bbc_i2c driver to add en entry >> in /proc directory. ALl mofications have been made against 2.6.29.4 >> but I haven't verified that this kernel was bootable. >> I have built my own bbc_i2c driver as a module. 2.6.29.4 kernel hangs >> just after qla2xxx initialization. I don't think that this driver try >> to upload firmware. This firmware is built into the kernel. >> CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug" >> # CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set >> # CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set >> CONFIG_FW_LOADER=y >> CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL=y >> CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE="ql2200_fw.bin" >> CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE_DIR="/lib/firmware" >> Root rayleigh:[/lib/firmware] > ls >> edgeport emi62 keyspan_pda ql2100_fw.bin ql2300_fw.bin ql2400_fw.bin >> emi26 ess korg ql2200_fw.bin ql2322_fw.bin yamaha >> Root rayleigh:[/lib/firmware] > >> Configuration: >> Blade 2000, 2 GB, 2*UIII+/900, Creator3D, internal NIC + 2*3Com NIC. >> Is it a known trouble ? > > Nobody ? I have tried 2.6.29.1 with exactly the same bug. 2.6.28.7 > worked fine.
I wonder if there is some subtle endianness problem with the qlogic firmware, so we load it incorrectly into the chip and it hangs. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe sparclinux" in the body of a message to majordomo@×××××××××××.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html -- Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <fmccor@g.o> Developer, Gentoo Linux (Sparc, Userrel, Trustees)

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