epia problem/Epia status update
luc at bigdata.nb.ca
Fri Dec 3 09:18:01 CET 2004
Thanks for the feedback, those lines helped. Now I get as far as:
Welcome to elfboot, the open sourced starter.
January 2002, Eric Bierderman.
And it sits there... should it be doing something else before it loads
up FILO, or does this mean LinuxBIOS has finished it's job and now I
need to play with the payload?
mark.wilkinson at 2pmtech.com wrote:
> Consider me Pre-Pinged !
> I've already e-mailed Luc and the list, I guess you haven't caught up
> with your
> e-mail yet :-)
> There is definately a need to add the following 2 lines to
> use CONFIG_CONSOLE_SERIAL8250
> default CONFIG_CONSOLE_SERIAL8250=1
> Current status of my epia code is as follows :-
> It's booted ! All the way though LB, loaded a kernel via filo from
> the hard
> disk and let me login. There are issues with the speed, the boot sequence
> seemed painfully slow. This could be for any number of mis-configured
> at my end.
> I also seem to have some spurious output before getting to the
> following line
> LinuxBIOS-220.127.116.11Normal (date) starting...
> which seems to be part of the northbridge debug lines.... I haven't
> tracked down
> whats going on here yet.
> At present, I'm trying to clean up the southbridge code.
> Quoting "Ronald G. Minnich" <rminnich at lanl.gov>:
>> On Fri, 3 Dec 2004, Luc Belliveau wrote:
>>> I compiled from freebios2 from cvs, when I boot all I get back from
>>> the serial
>>> port is:
>>> LinuxBIOS-18.104.22.168Normal <date> starting..
>>> vt8601 init starting
>>> Slot 00 is SDRAM 04000000 bytes x2
>>> Slot 01 is empty
>>> Slot 02 is empty
>>> Slot 03 is empty
>>> vt8601 is done
>>> that's it. I tried changing the DEFAULT_CONSOLE_LOGLEVEL but when I
>>> do that
>>> the resulting rom stops at Slot 00 is SDRAM 04000000 bytes x2.
>> well we need to ping mark wilkinson, as he just committed a bunch of
>> Linuxbios mailing list
>> Linuxbios at clustermatic.org
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