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From: Pilage <pilage@...>
Subject: Re: Booting Sun ultra sparc 60 with "own" kernel.
Date: Tue, 02 Jan 2007 16:45:21 -0600
maybe there is a kernel option list for the livecd posted on the forums so  
that you can compare or I think Gustavo puts together the livecd maybe he  
can post it somewhere(not to drag you in Gus).
If that doesnt pan out start with the base level drivers like the ide  
drivers and such to make sure it is getting to the drives to start reading  
stuff and if you are still getting errors producing logs to help  
troubleshoot.
without looking at what is going on it is tough to try opint you in the  
right direction.
Like I said before you have a running system with the livecd kernel so you  
know it is just a matter of configuring your own kernel properly to get it  
running.

On Tue, 02 Jan 2007 16:22:32 -0600, harald <ba0547@...> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> than´s for your answer.
> don´t know how to make a "makemenuconfig" on a olready compiled kernal
> image. do i have to change to /usr/src/linux directory? or is it a
> additional packaga that i have to install additionally? If i would be
> able to see all the configs on the original cd-image, that would help...
>
> best reagards, Harald.
> Am Dienstag, den 02.01.2007, 15:33 -0600 schrieb Pilage:
>> 1. make sure the KB settings are set with "US" not sun key map if using
>> 2.6.xx
>> 2. you will have to make sure you build the proper drivers into the  
>> kernel
>> to get the network device to work.
>> the livecd does hardware detection then loads those drivers, I am not an
>> expert but just copying the kernel from the livecd won't give you that
>> functionality.
>> if you can get the kernel from the livecd to boot, then you have a  
>> working
>> system, so to speak, to work from. compare the options selected in your
>> kernel vs. the livecd...of course now i am wondering if you didnt do the
>> makemenuconfig on the livecd kernel you won't be able to see those  
>> options.
>> bottom line is the system works it is now down to playing with the  
>> configs.
>>
>> hope that helps
>>
>> On Tue, 02 Jan 2007 15:15:22 -0600, harald <ba0547@...>  
>> wrote:
>>
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > try to boot my sun ultra sparc 60 machine with my self compiled  
>> version
>> > of kernel 2.6.17. found several instructions in gentoo documentation.
>> > mean that i have all done as described. linux boots from
>> > device /dev/sda3 (which has not sun type 5) using silo boot manager.  
>> Don
>> > ´t know if the wrong partition type is the problem. solaris won´t boot
>> > without this partition type. copied kernel from install cd to my boot
>> > partition /dev/sda3/ /boot directory and system starts but network
>> > device don´t work and keyboard seems to have wrong layout. when i try  
>> to
>> > start my own kernel system seems to hang after a vew minutes. no error
>> > messages or warnings. only power off helps, key "stop-a" has no  
>> effect.
>> >
>> > harald.
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>
>


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Booting Sun ultra sparc 60 with "own" kernel.
-- harald
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-- Pilage
Re: Booting Sun ultra sparc 60 with "own" kernel.
-- harald
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