josejx at gentoo
Oct 7, 2010, 12:16 PM
On 10/07/10 14:29, Mark Knecht wrote:
Re: yaboot has kicked my butt - 5 times?!
[In reply to]
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 10:34 AM, Joseph Jezak <josejx [at] gentoo> wrote:
>>>> Okay, so we fixed the first thing. That's good. :) Can you attach your
>>>> whole kernel config? I'm wondering if maybe udev isn't running properly
>>>> due to a misconfiguration.
>>> Attached unless GMail does something to it.
>> Another busy week, but I think we might have your answer.
>> Disable these options in your kernel config, recompile and give it a try:
>> I think these options interfere with udev.
> Thank you Joe. For the first time in a couple of months the machine just booted.
> Note that I didn't easily find CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED in make
> menuconfig so I only disabled CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED_V2 which was
> enough to allow it to boot.
> I took a quick look at the PPC install guide and frankly I don't see
> instructions there to disable this option, although I have done this
> on other machines. Is it just me or are the instructions actually not
> in the kernel config section. If they are truly missing then it would
> be great if someone could update that.
> Anyway, it seems completely unreasonable for me, after all this, to
> just say thanks for the help. It doesn't begin to represent how
> appreciative I am of the time you spent looking into this with me. I
> really am indebted.
No problem! I'm glad it's working. The documentation has not been
updated recently, and it's on my list of things to do. Unfortunately, so
are a lot of other things. :) I've added it to my documentation fix it
list, I'll make sure to get this added to the documentation as soon as I
find some free time.
Most people aren't hit by the bug because when udev is installed, it
warns that these options will cause problems. You got lucky I guess! :)
Glad you stuck with it!