Re: 2.4.0-test9 + Winchip2/2A processor family == hang on boot

Date: Tue Oct 10 2000 - 21:43:53 EST

On Wed, 11 Oct 2000, Frank de Lange wrote:

> Oops... looks like I was too quick to cry success...


> It does NOT work, even with the patch. I tried it again and again, and
> could not get it to boot. I probably put a wrong (Pentium MMX) kernel
> on the flashdisk when I first tested your patch,

But an i386 compiled test9 kernel with that patch reversed works ?
(At least thats what it showed in my tests, I never tried Winchip compiled
kernel with the reversed mtrr patch)

> which led me to believe it did, indeed, work. After repeated
> experiments I can only conclude thay Winchip2A is still hosed, even
> when reverse-applying the patch Dave sent. I'll try to find out where
> it stops using the DISPLAY_.. trick...

Unfortunatly, I've not had chance to look into this some more this
evening. Maybe tomorrow will yield more answers.


| Dave Jones <>
| SuSE Labs

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