On Thu, 2007-01-04 at 10:32 -0700, Yoder Stuart-B08248 wrote: > I've been trying to get systemsim-gpul working with the > latest Xen-PPC. > > The last changeset that worked was 7ad4645e7a54 (11/22/06). > > Changeset ce8c1e26b2ae (Early boot memory avoidance improvemnts) > broke the simulator with the 'Could not allocate RTAS tree' / HANG > error. > > With changeset 878ce1f78ad3 (Fix systemsim-gpul failure to boot) > and later changesets the RTAS allocation / HANG problem is fixed > but the simulator still won't boot into Linux. > > If I compare logs of the working and non-working Xen/Linux runs > in the simulator, with the current Xen Linux hangs near the end > of its boot. Last messages from Linux are: > > i2c /dev entries driver IPv4 over IPv4 tunneling driver > TCP bic registered > NET: Registered protocol family 1 > NET: Registered protocol family 17 > > ...then nothing. > > Shortly after this point in the boot is where the RAMDISK is > decompressed and accessed. I'm wondering if the boot related memory > improvements have affected a RAMDISK built into Linux and Xen.
Have you tried attaching GDB to systemsim to figure out what's going on? > Has anyone else had recent changesets working on the simulator? I haven't tried simulator in quite some time... -- Hollis Blanchard IBM Linux Technology Center _______________________________________________ Xen-ppc-devel mailing list Xenfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.xensource.com/xen-ppc-devel