[ELDK] Booting rootfs over NFS stops after linking Phy

Axel Beierlein belatronix at freenet.de
Fri Mar 23 14:17:37 CET 2012

Hello Wolfgang,

Am 23.03.2012 14:07, schrieb Wolfgang Denk:
> Dear Axel,
> In message<59713f769a2fa6fa7a7fbd73318805197d716553 at webmail.freenet.de>  you wrote:
>> i build the ELDK 5.1.2 from the sources and try to boot the core
>> basic image over nfs with the build 3.1.4 Kernel on an powerpc
>> architecture (TB5200L). Another, self configured Kernel (v3.1.5) with
>> NFS support build in has the same behaviour.
> Have you tried these kernel images with another root file system?
Yes, i have checked it with different rootfs'. But they all from the 
eldk-5.1.2 build. I will have a check with a complete different (working 
old) one later.

> This would be helpful to figure out if your kernel configuration and
> your device tree blob are OK.
The device tree blob is that one wich was build with 'make tqm5200.dtb'

>> Getting the Kernel uImage via TFTP works and booting stops not with a
>> panic or an reboot. My Problem is that after booting the kernel the
>> system stops booting after linking the ethernet PHY [ 134.418108]
>> PHY: f0003000:00 - Link is Up - 100/Fullwhere it try to mount the
>> rootfs.
> This looks more like a kernel problem than a root file system issue to
> me.
> Run a network sniffer (wireshark) and analyze the logs wher eit really
> stops working.


> Best regards,
> Wolfgang Denk

Thanks for your help.

Best regards

Axel Beierlein

More information about the eldk mailing list