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

Peter Oruba peter at oruba.de
Tue Jun 24 08:53:10 CEST 2014

(Resending due to wrong email settings)

Am 23.06.2014 um 13:33 schrieb Wolfgang Denk <wd at denx.de>:

> Dear Peter,
> please don not post HTML, and please provide sufficient context (i. e.
> quote enough of the original message) so we can see what you are
> actually replying to.
> In message <CALh1QX5jn3quv3z_rX4g-Bh-dCaAx9b+dqqD129_uL3otJ0CJw at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
>> Thank you for the prompt reply. The uboot environment looks like follows:
> This is not what I asked for.  I asked you to provide the boot
> arguments (i. e. the value of the "bootargs" environment variable)
> when you boot linux.  OK, I can figure this out from your env
> settings, but this takes much more of my time :-(

I understand. Sorry for that, just wanted to prevent too much emailing back and forth so I sent the complete uboot env.

> K< so it looks like if you were using "console=ttyPSC0,115200" which
> looks OK to me (assuming your console is really on PSC0).

Yes. This setting works fine with kernel 2.6.38 so I assume it’s correct.

> Did you check if Linux actually boots, just does not work with the
> serial console?  Did you for example wait a few minutes, and then try
> to ping the system, or even try to login over the network?

The system does not respond to Ping requests. It’s supposed to mount its RootFS over NFS and according to my logs this is also not happening.

> Did you try to disable early printk?

Early printk config options gets automatically enabled by the kernel Makefile, however, I disabled all items in the kernel debug section. Still no change.

Kind regards,
Peter Oruba

> Best regards,
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