Gentoo Archives: gentoo-sparc

From: Aggelos <marmango@××××××××.gr>
To: gentoo-sparc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] emerging of silo fails
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 20:34:59
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-sparc] emerging of silo fails by brant williams
on 09/17/2007 09:49 PM brant williams wrote the following:
> > Which version of linux-headers are you running? Can you do an `emerge - > -pv linux-headers` and show the output?
poseidon ~ # emerge -pv linux-headers !!! Your current profile is deprecated and not supported anymore. !!! Please upgrade to the following profile if possible: default-linux/sparc/sparc32/2006.1 To upgrade do the following steps: # emerge -n '>=sys-apps/portage-2.0.51' # cd /etc # rm make.profile # ln -s ../usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/sparc/sparc32/2006.1 make.profile # This profile is deprecated and will be removed on or after November 1, 2007 These are the packages that would be merged, in order: Calculating dependencies... done! [ebuild R ] sys-kernel/linux-headers-2.4.26-r1 0 kB Total: 1 package (1 reinstall), Size of downloads: 0 kB poseidon ~ #
> > 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.
See attached files (compressed).
I tried to change to kernel 2.6 (see attached 2.6-config) but, the resulting image exceeded the bootable size, then I stripped it with: # strip -R .comment -R .note vmlinux (according to but still the boot process kept hanging on the kernel loading phase. (attached -- gentoo-sparc@g.o mailing list