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SubjectRe: 2.6.5-pre* does not boot on my PReP PPC
Christian Kujau <> wrote:
> Meelis Roos wrote:

>| Recent 2.6.5-pre* and -rc1 and -BK don't boot on my Motorola Powerstack
>| (PReP with no RTAS but with OF).
>| I use netboot to test new kernels. Normally, the screen is changed to
>| VGA text mode and the bootloader speaks some lines of info and asks for
>| the kernel command line. Now, the image is loaded via tftp (as shown by
>| tcpdump, the last datagram is smaller) and nothing more happens. The
>| cursor stays where it is - at the beginning of the Booting ... line in
>| graphics mode OF environment and that's all.

> are you sure this is not the issue "Blank screen after decompressing
> kernel" described here:


I don't think so, since 2.6.1 and 2.6.2-rc2 are booting just fine (if I
don't plan to use the onboard nic).


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