[ELDK] U-Boot version required to boot kernel 3.10 on PowerPC

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Mon Jun 23 11:57:38 CEST 2014

Dear Peter,

In message <CALh1QX5FM1JHLW7-=+M28=MEL+AqhVP67P_odLxHQo4LYumu6g at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> I am having a hard time booting Linux kernel 3.10 (linux-yocto-3.10) on my
> PowerPC system (MPC5200). The system used to run kernel 2.6.38, but
> application development requires an upgrade to ELDK 5.5 which brings kernel
> 3.10. Neither the kernel compiled by the ELDK nor a separately compiled one
> say a word on the console (assuming here the boot command line is correct,
> because it used to work with 2.6).

Well, it would have been easier for us to help you if you had provided
more complete information - for example, the boot arguments would have
been really helpful, especially your console= setting...

> My U-Boot version is "U-Boot 2010.06-00073-g54841ab-dirty". Is it possible
> that this version is too old?

That's unlikely.  I guess your console setting is incorrect.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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