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Which version of linux-headers are you running? Can you do an `emerge
- -pv linux-headers` and show the output?
I have no experience with SPARC32, but 2.4 is a fine kernel, and not
wholly different (from a user/administrator perspective) than 2.6. You
have to use devfs instead of udev. .:shrug:.
I know a little about running (Hardened) Gentoo Linux 2.4/2.6 on SPARC64,
although I imagine it's not drastically different for the SPARCStation 5.
So let's start with your kernel-headers version and go from there. Also,
if you could post /usr/src/linux/.config and (if possible) any dmesg
output, that'd be great.
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On Mon, 17 Sep 2007, Aggelos wrote:
> Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 19:46:21 +0300
> From: Aggelos <marmango@...>
> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] emerging of silo fails
> on 09/17/2007 03:02 PM Andrew Gaffney wrote the following:
>> Aggelos wrote:
>>> poseidon ~ # ls -l /etc/make.profile lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 62 Sep 12
>>> 15:02 /etc/make.profile ->
>> First, sparc32 isn't supported, so when it breaks, you won't get much
>> help. Second, the 2.4 kernel is mostly unsupported by Gentoo (not just
>> on sparc), so you're not going to find a lot of help there, either.
> What kernel can boot a sparcstation 5, besides 2.4 (and lower)?
> Isn't the size of 2.6 prohibitive?
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