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RE: Bug in linux-2_4_26.diff in combination with a Deboard LX?
- To: "Ferdy Hanssen" <hanssen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "dev-etrax" <dev-etrax@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: Bug in linux-2_4_26.diff in combination with a Deboard LX?
- From: "Anders Torbjorn Johansson" <anderstj@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2004 14:01:05 +0200
- Sender: owner-dev-etrax@xxxxxxx
- Thread-index: AcRgfdT9cLxXJ6KLSUCcSCxoe3g9zAEZXMmA
- Thread-topic: Bug in linux-2_4_26.diff in combination with a Deboard LX?
Thanks for the information, I'll investigate it and include a solution
in the next release of the SDK..
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Ferdy Hanssen
> Sent: den 2 juli 2004 23:43
> To: dev-etrax
> Subject: Bug in linux-2_4_26.diff in combination with a Deboard LX?
> Dear all,
> I believe I have found a bug in the linux-2_4_26.diff file,
> dated June 3rd, 2004, as it can currently be found on the
> developer.axis.com website in the download/linux section and
> distributed as part of the
> download/devboard_lx/R2_2_0/devboard_lx-R2_2_0.tar.gz SDK
> release 2.2.0 (June 3rd, 2004 edition) for the devboard LX.
> I applied the fix to the 'flashit' script (jffs => jffs2).
> Using stock Linux 2.4.26 with the patch, as supplied by Axis,
> the resulting kernel will not boot using the 'ktest' script
> provided in the SDK. At least no output appears on serial
> port 2 (or any other port).
> After some testing I found that the kernel will boot when a
> slight change is applied. I replaced the file
> arch/cris/kernel/debugport.c with the same file as provided
> by the stock kernel and removed support for the
> rs_debug_write_function() in arch/cris/drivers/serial.c. The
> attached patch will do this (apply this patch to the kernel
> after applying the Axis patch).
> I would like to know whether others can verify this,
> specifically the poster of message
> http://mhonarc.axis.se/dev-etrax/msg04459.html (Eric Sorton),
> as his post seems to indicate the same problem.
> My solution is probably too coarse, but I did not study the
> code extensively to find a more elegant solution.
> For reference, I don't know if it matters, my board is an
> Axis Devboard LX, and the numbers provided on the board say:
> PCB AXIS DEVBOARD E5, 19784, R2, and the Etrax 100LX chip is
> a V2 variant, as indicated by the number 18816 on the chip.
> Kind regards,
> Ferdy Hanssen, DIstributed and Embedded Systems group;
> University of Twente, Dept. of Computer Science;
> e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; tel: +31 53 489 3744;
> fax: +31 53 489 4590; PO Box 217, 7500AE Enschede, NL