On 08/08/2011 09:52 AM, Dan Horák wrote:
William Cohen píše v Po 08. 08. 2011 v 09:41 -0400:
> On 08/06/2011 03:09 PM, Niels de Vos wrote:
>> Could you or some other proven packager have a look at Bug 728730?
>> attached (and tested) patch makes it possible to use kernel
>> "console=ttymxc,115200" on Freescale i.MX based (EfikaMX like Genesi
>> Smarttopp/Smartbook). It would really be cool if this can be
> included in
>> one of the upcoming rootfs images.
>> Note that the Genesi systems can not run Fedora 14 yet. The
>> available kernel (2.6.31) does not work with Fedora 14. F14 requires
>> kernel 2.6.32 or newer. There is work being done on a kernel update,
>> the result is not stable yet. When Genesi has a stable kernel, they
>> likely post it in their blog at http://blog.efikamx.info/
. I'm also
>> trying to keep track of it and will send a message to this list when
>> there is a kernel update.
> Hi Niels,
> I have a Genesi Efika mx smartbook and have been trying to get a newer
> kernel running on it so I can try out Fedora 14 on it when the
> packages become available. The following blog entry talks about
> building 2.6.38 kernel:
> I have been able to cross compile a kernel and install it, but I
> haven't been able to boot the machine with the new kernel. I built and
> installed a newer version of module-init-tools (3.16) on the machine,
> but maybe there are other rpms that need to be newer for this to work.
I was going to try it soon, so thanks for your build. What's the problem
with the kernel? Are you booting from SD card or the internal flash
disk? Is your kernel available to download?
I was trying to boot the machine from an SD card. I have previously been able to natively
build a kernel to try systemtap out on the machine. The following link describe the steps
used to get the 220.127.116.11 kernel up and running:
For the 2.6.38 kernel I used
starting point. I haven't made a tarball/rpm of it. I used the
As far as failure mode I turned off the "rhgb quiet" on the boot, but I still
got a blank screen. Tried toggle to caps lock key and didn't get any response. I
don't have the jtag/usb dongle, so no serial output and I don't have much insight
into how things are failing.