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SubjectRe: Patch "i386: Relocatable kernel support" causes instant reboot
On Thu, 21 Dec 2006 06:38:14 +0530, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 21, 2006 at 03:32:33AM -0700, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > Grr. I guessed the problem was to late in the game it seems the problem
> > is in setup.S Before we switch to 32bit mode.
> >
> > Ok. There is almost enough for inference but here is a patch of stops
> > for setup.S let's see if one of those will stop the reboots.
> >
> > I have a strong feeling that we are going to find a tool chain issue,
> > but I'd like to find where we ware having problems before we declare
> > that to be the case.
>
> Looks like it might be a tool chain issue. I took Jean's config file and
> built my own kernel and I am able to boot the kernel. But I can't boot
> his bzImage. I observed the same behaviour as jean is experiencing. It jumps
> back to BIOS.

I can only confirm that. I installed a more recent system on the same
hardware, rebuilt a kernel from the same config file, and now it boots
OK. So it's not related to the hardware. It has to be a compilation-time
issue.

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Jean Delvare
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