Gentoo Archives: gentoo-sparc

From: gentuxx <gentuxx@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-sparc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] Anyone tried 2.6.17-gentoo-r1??
Date: Sat, 08 Jul 2006 05:11:39
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-sparc] Anyone tried 2.6.17-gentoo-r1?? by Gustavo Zacarias
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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 @ > > 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' > > gentux's gpg fingerprint ==> 5495 0388 67FF 0B89 1239 D840 4CF0 > 39E2 18D3 4A9E
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