Am 29.06.2011 21:11, schrieb Marcus Osdoba:
> I'm trying to bring the recent Debian Squeeze on my new 2nd hand Wii.
> A) Debian kernel sources + Debian patches + mikep5 patch
> Basically I followed the instructions in the wiki . But I used the
> the Debian make-kpkg tool to create whole debs and extracted the kernel
> image afterwards from this deb. The options for make-kpkg  are nearly
> the same as those listed in wiki.
> Maybe someone on the list knows, what to do to create the appropriate
> ELF format or run into the same traps?
Just to let you know, the problem was the make-kpkg. It produced an
image with an non-working load adress. With plain make commands it was
possible to compile a powerpc kernel for the wii with
Emdebian-Cross-Toolchain on an amd64 host. Now I can start configuring
the kernel and it's ramdisk....
> [1a] original mikep5
> file boot.elf
> boot.elf: ELF 32-bit MSB executable, PowerPC or cisco 4500, version 1
> (SYSV), statically linked, stripped
> [1b] cross compiled debian kernel with mikep5 patches
> ossy@...$ file vmlinux-2.6.32+mikep5
> vmlinux-2.6.32+mikep5: ELF 32-bit MSB executable, PowerPC or cisco 4500,
> version 1 (SYSV), statically linked, with unknown capability 0x41000000
> = 0x13676e75, with unknown capability 0x10000 = 0xb0402, not stripped
> ossy@...$ file vmlinux-2.6.32+wiibackport
> vmlinux-2.6.32+wiibackport: ELF 32-bit MSB executable, PowerPC or cisco
> 4500, version 1 (SYSV), statically linked, with unknown capability
> 0x41000000 = 0x13676e75, with unknown capability 0x10000 = 0xb0402, not
>  http://www.gc-linux.org/wiki/Building_a_GameCube_Linux_Kernel