Kernel (2.4.X series) not doing the initial boot.
tuf at mmania.com
Mon Oct 8 17:55:37 CEST 2001
On Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 09:47:20PM +0200, Geert Stappers wrote:
> At 17:10 +0200 10/6/01, Stephane Enten wrote:
> >On Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 04:52:23PM +0200, Stephane Enten wrote:
> > > I attach the .config used for the minimalist kernel used.
> I'm not completely sure, but go for "FILTER"
> DHCP relies on it.
> Please report your results to list ( for the searchable archive )
I re-tested with CONFIG_FILTER enabled, without any results.
Trying to find out the problem, I enabled IPCONFIG_DEBUG in the
ipconfig (net/ipv4/ipconfig.c) code, hoping to see some debug
message, but didn't get one. I did the same with NFSROOT_DEBUG
(in fs/nfs/nfsroot.c) with the same result.
I start to be in doubt if the ipconfig code is executed at all ...
I'll now examine the remaining things:
- Trying to force the root= and nfsroot= params (as Chad suggested)
- Trying with an older kernel (2.4.4 as Jens suggested)
- Trying a "known to work" 2.2 kernel as Thomas suggested
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