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SubjectRe: Soekris not exec'ing INIT
On Wed, 6 Aug 2003, Ro0tSiEgE LKML wrote:

>
> I'm not sure that this is a specific kernel issue or not, but here goes...
>
> I have a distro (hand compiled) running off of a CF card that's booting from
> a Soekris (Elan SC520) net4501(and net4521) with the console kernel cmdline
> set to ttyS0,19200n81, and the kernel messages show up fine and everything
> over my serial terminal, but when the kernel goes to execute /sbin/init or
> whatever I set init equal to (after the "Freeing unused kernel memory" bit),
> nothing happens, init doesn't get executed (or I cannot see it). This same
> CF card boots and runs fine from a normal PC, but from any Elan I have, init
> never gets executed. What is wrong here?

Userspace compiled for incorrect processor? One common problem is i686
compiled binaries, you could try the following quick test (but not 100%
conclusive)

objdump -d binary_file | grep cmov

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