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From: gentuxx <gentuxx@...>
Subject: Re: Anyone tried 2.6.17-gentoo-r1??
Date: Fri, 07 Jul 2006 22:10:41 -0700
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Gustavo Zacarias wrote:
> gentuxx wrote:
>
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> I'm rebuilding a couple of boxen that I had as Solaris systems and
> >> replacing with gentoo-sparc.  On both systems (one is an Ultra1
> >> Creator3d, the other is an Ultra5), I'm using the 2006.0 sparc
> install
> >> CD and the "generic" 2006.0 sparc64 profile (not the sparc64/2.4
> >> profile).  I can't seem to get these guys up and running on the
> newest
> >> 2.6 kernel.  If you read back through the list, I've got several U1s
> >> running with 2.6.15-r5 quite successfully (incidentally, I haven't
> >> tried that kernel yet), so I know the 2.6 kernel will work.
> >>
> >> I'm going to give the 2.6.15-r5 kernel a shot, since I've had luck
> >> with that in the past, but I wanted to poll the list to see if anyone
> >> was running 2.6.17-r1 and having any amount of success.
> >>
> >> TIA
>
> Check your kernel configs, i'm using it just fine on a U5 & V240.
> If you want to test some try my latest experimental cd @
> http://dev.gentoo.org/~gustavoz/sparc/experimental/
> It has 2.4.32-sparc-r6, 2.6.16-gentoo-r11 and 2.6.17-gentoo-r1 IIRC.
>
> --
> Gustavo Zacarias
> Gentoo/SPARC monkey
>
Turns out your "experimental CD" was just what I needed.  I haven't
gone through and studied the differences in the configs yet, but I
snagged the 2.6.16 kernel config out of /proc/config.gz after booting
to the CD.  I was able to use that (enabling the necessary SELinux
features of course) to get a bootable kernel.  Now I am well on my way
to having an SELinux sparc system (on the 3rd page of the how-to ;-) )!

Thanks for the help.  (And continue the good work!)

> --
> gentux
> echo "hfouvyyAhnbjm/dpn" | perl -pe 's/(.)/chr(ord($1)-1)/ge'
>
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> 39E2 18D3 4A9E
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