Re: 2.6.29-rc1 on zaurus (spitz)

From: Russell King
Date: Wed Jan 28 2009 - 14:47:49 EST

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 12:38:09PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
> 2.6.29-rc1 was great step forward over previous kernels: it not only
> displays something on screen but also mounts root
> filesystem. Unfortunately it then panics with "attempted to kill
> init".
> I tried both with CONFIG_EABI=N and CONFIG_EABI=Y, OABI_COMPAT=Y. Any
> more tricks I should try?

Don't enable EABI unless you have changed userspace to be EABI compliant.
Also check that you have NWFPE enabled if you're not using a soft-float

You could also build the kernel with DEBUG_USER enabled and pass
user_debug=-1 on the kernel's command line, and see if you get any more

Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux -
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