[LinuxBIOS] Tyan s2892 the OLPC way

Myles Watson myles at pel.cs.byu.edu
Fri Oct 13 19:52:45 CEST 2006

>> I can't mount my IDE hard drive, even though I can see it in the /proc
>> filesystem.  I'm trying mount -t ext3 /dev/hda1 /hdd.

>/dev/hda[?] don't exist in the simple filesystem. Did you add the
>devices to devices.txt?

Yes I did.  I wasn't sure if I added them correctly, though.  I just copied
most of the entries from another line and changed the major and minor

>> When I do an lspci, all the IRQs are routed to IRQ 0.  I don't know if 
>> this is the root of the problem, or a symptom.

>That's a bad thing.  Your interrutps are not routed correctly.  That's
>LinuxBIOS and not buildrom though.

It works for a different kernel through the filo etherboot pathway, so I'm
wondering if I've misconfigured the kernel.  Do I need to explicitly support
the Opteron?  I'm using a 32-bit kernel because there are no linux-tiny
patches for 64-bit.


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