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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ppc64: 64K pages support
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    On Wed, 2005-11-09 at 12:17 -0800, Mike Kravetz wrote:
    > On Wed, Nov 09, 2005 at 06:21:25PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > > Booting current mainline with 64K pagesize enabled gives me a purple (!)
    > > screen early during boot.
    >
    > I seem to also be having problems with this patch. My OpenPOWER 720
    > stopped booting with 2.6.14-git10(and later). Just using defconfig.
    > 64k page size NOT enabled. If I back out the 64k page size patch,
    > 2.6.14-git10 boots. I'm trying to get more info but it is painful.
    > It dies before xmon is initialized.

    There have been a couple of fixes, try the very latest git. Also, try
    enabling early debug in arch/ppc64/kernel/setup.c

    > I could have sworn that I booted 2.6.14-git7 with the 64k page size
    > patch applied. But, I can't do that now either.
    >
    > Some co-workers have successfully booted other POWER systems with these
    > kernels. So, it must be specific to my hardware/LPAR configuration.

    Ok, i'll do more tests here too.

    Ben.


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