peter at citynet
Nov 23, 2005, 1:44 PM
Post #5 of 5
> We are not doing bridging, no. I'd contemplate that the issues are with 32bit
Re: gentoo on sun v210 running 2.6.x freezes at boot
[In reply to]
> interfaces not existing for it though. A solution would be to use a 64 bit
> static brctl binary. I'll see if I still have a 64 bit userland around.
how to make a 64bit static brctl binary at kernel 2.4.32?
I can't compile the current bridge-utils with 2.4.x :(
> NADASI Peter wrote:
> >>We see the same problems with the V240 (same board, different case). Dave Miller
> >>(the linux sparc kernel maintainer) does not have access to a similar box, so at
> >>this point, Send Patches. We are having good luck with 2.4.32 except for a few
> >>minor issues.
> > and can you make ethernet bridging with 2.4.3x ?
> > i compiled my kernel with the bridge support, downloaded the
> > bridge-utils v1.0.6 and it requires the 2.6.x series kernel headers :(((
> > since bridge-utils 1.x the 2.6.x kernel is needed... i think.
> > older 0.9.7 versions are compiled fine but i get this message:
> > #./brctl addbr bri
> > Get bridge indices failed: Operation not supported
> > can't setup bridge control: Operation not supported
> > if I compile it in module, i get the same :(
> > has anyone experience using bridge in 2.4.x?
> > Peter
> >>>I'm running a SUN v210 with 2.4.32 fine but I have to make an ethernet
> >>>bridge and bridge-utils requires 2.6.x
> >>>I have compiled a lot of 2.6.x kernels, with udev, with devfs, etc.. but
> >>>everytime if the 2.6.x is booting, it freezes at:
> >>>VFS: Mounted root (ext3 filesystem) readonly.
> >>>I don't see the usual INIT message, it doesn't start the boot runlevel.
> >>>It freezes very serious, I can reboot it only after a power-off.
> >>>But if I boot with the 2.4.32 then it works pretty well!!!
> >>>Have you met this problem earlier?
> >>>Any hints, ideas are welcome!
> >>>Best Regards,
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