I suppose the Niagara CPU gives the kernel issue
Frank Scheiner wrote:
If I remember there was a repository with many snapshots of different
versions, already as package, which one can test quickly. That way we
can restrict breakage range without git bisect.
Do you have a link?
I assume you mean "http://snapshot.debian.org" .
Exactly. With this I did some more tests.
5.9.0-4-sparc64-smp #1 SMP Debian 5.9.11-1 (2020-11-27)
5.9.0-5-sparc64-smp #1 SMP Debian 5.9.15-1 (2020-12-17)
So later series 5.9 series continue to work and even very early 5.10 do not
Do you know if I can via serial-console reset the system?
I tried sending a break on the serial console, but the errors just keep
Break is received, since I see it as SC Alert, but I am not put into the
console, maybe there is some further trick on these newer machine? I am
used to old SparcStations and UltraSparc Netras, where it was sufficient.
It is inconvenient at every hang to power-cycle, since at every turn on,
it runs a self-test which lasts minutes :)