No kernel messages displayed on 2.6.26-rc2
dilinger at queued.net
Fri May 23 17:26:45 EDT 2008
On Fri, 23 May 2008 13:42:41 -0400
"Denver Gingerich" <denver at ossguy.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 1:37 PM, Andres Salomon <dilinger at queued.net>
> > On Fri, 23 May 2008 13:23:46 -0400
> > "Denver Gingerich" <denver at ossguy.com> wrote:
> >> On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 1:10 PM, Andres Salomon
> >> <dilinger at queued.net> wrote:
> >> > Did you manually build that? Automated kernel builds are very
> >> > seriously broken right now..
> >> Yes. I did this by running the following on a checkout of the
> >> latest master kernel git:
> >> make olpc_defconfig
> >> make binrpm-pkg
> >> Since I don't have root, the last command failed to build an RPM
> >> (it wants to put it in /usr/share/redhat/RPMS) so I copied the
> >> files it had created out of /var/tmp/kernel-2.6.26rc2-root
> >> instead. Aside from the error building the RPM, the kernel
> >> compile went fine. If my build method could result in problems
> >> that aren't in the kernel tree, please let me know. I'd be happy
> >> to send you the kernel binary to test if needed.
> > Hm, can't say I've ever tried using make binrpm-pkg.
> > Current master _should_ boot, but I've also been testing my own
> > builds rather than using RPMs.
Er, right, it _should_ boot with an external patch that I'd been applying.
That patch is now upstream, and master has been updated to rc3. _Now_ it
> How do you compile the kernel? I'm not accustomed to using
> distro-specific targets for compiling a kernel so I basically take
> suggestions from others for the best way to compile an XO kernel. I
> considered using vanilla kernel build techniques, but I wasn't sure if
> these would be incompatible with the way the XO kernel should be
> Is there anything I can do to help further diagnose the reason the
> 2.6.26-rc2 kernel won't boot?
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