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SubjectRe: [BUG BISECTED] boot hangs while bringing up gianfar ethernet
On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 02:36:15PM +0100, Peter Korsgaard wrote:
> >>>>> "Jarek" == Jarek Poplawski <jarkao2@gmail.com> writes:
>
> Jarek> Ira Snyder wrote, On 01/29/2009 08:41 PM:
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I'm working on a Freescale MPC8349EMDS board. I have been booting it
> >> over NFS for a long time now. I try to run the latest git kernels to
> >> find possible problems.
> >>
> >> Recently, I haven't been able to boot over NFS anymore. When the machine
> >> tries to bring up the ethernet interface, it just hangs forever. There
> >> are no softlockup warnings, the machine has locked up completely.
> >>
> >> Here is the commit I bisected it down to. I tried running git revert,
> >> but there have been other changes which prevent an easy revert.
> >>
> >> After building each kernel, I compiled and used the dts file from that
> >> kernel. There shouldn't be any conflicts there.
>
> Jarek> Hi,
>
> Jarek> Could you try this patch?
>
> Solves the problem for me - Thanks. I'm not familar enough with the hw
> to know if's the right fix, but it certainly fixes the nfsboot issue
> for me.

I guess a few more familiar eyes will have a look at it yet, but let's
wait for Ira first.

Thanks very much for testing,
Jarek P.


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