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    SubjectRe: FW: 2.6.38.3 and 2.6.39-rc4 hangs after "Booting the kernel" on quad Pentium Pro system
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    Hi Thomas,

    On Sat, 23 Apr 2011 11:52:27 PM Thomas Meyer wrote:

    > Could you try to change the line:
    >
    > } else if (oreg.ax == 15*1024) {
    > boot_params.alt_mem_k = (oreg.dx << 6) + oreg.ax;
    >
    > to
    > } else if (oreg.ax == 15*1024) {
    > boot_params.alt_mem_k = (oreg.bx << 6) + oreg.ax;
    >
    > That should fix your misdetection.

    Took me a while to spot the D->B change - good catch!

    I can confirm the allnoconfig now no longer hangs and proceeds
    to panic about not being able to mount the rootfs, which is good.
    I'll build a more functional kernel now and check it boots OK.

    All the best,
    Chris
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    Chris Samuel : http://www.csamuel.org/ : Melbourne, VIC

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