S Park wrote:
> Hi I compiled kernel 2.4.0-test5 on PowerMac 7200. It compiled and linked
> all OK.
> But when I do a reboot with the new kernel, it doesn't go too far, and just
> freezes. It seems to print sort of diagnostic messages.
> On the screen, it prints about 10 lines and freezes. The last line of the
> messages was
> arch : exit
> Any idea what this might be?
It is a well known problem to me, the 601 CPU doesn't like the 'mftb' call in
arch/ppc/kernel/time.c. Attached a patch which made my 7200 boot again. It is
from Takashi Oe. Don't know if it will go into the main tree. I already asked
But in the meantime you can play again with your 7200.
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