On Aug 1, 2007, at 11:06 AM, Meza, Justin wrote:
> Hi All,
> Going back to a topic discussed a couple of days ago regarding
> functionality into the gumstix linux kernel...I am currently trying to
> build in XFS support and followed the directions to recompile the
> in the mailing list and was able to get it to build without any
> However, when I transferred the root image to the gumstix (a verdex
> with uBoot 1.1.4), the kernel tries to boot but ends up aborting and
> resetting the system.
> To be more specific, starting from a clean make of the buildroot
> which I
> *am* able to flash to the gumstix and boot from, I do the following:
> # cd /root/gumstix-buildroot/build_no_armfpu/linux-2.6.18gum/
> # make menuconfig
That step needs to be
make ARCH=arm menuconfig
otherwise, it'll reset your config to be x86 based, and lose a bunch
of other .config settings which depend on ARCH=arm too. This is most
likely why your kernel won't boot.
> At this point, I go to "File systems" and press "y" to include "XFS
> filesystem support". I exit and save the new kernel configuration.
> using what was mentioned in a thread the other day, I type something
> along the lines of
> # make -j3 CROSS_COMPILE=../staging_dir/bin/arm-linux- ARCH=arm
> And things go just fine as XFS is built into the kernel. Then I
> # cd /root/gumstix-buildroot
> # make
> And again, things seem to work. However, when I copy the image over, I
> get the problem presented above, namely, the kernel aborts while
> Any thoughts or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks in advance,
> Justin Meza
> Enterprise Systems and Software Lab, HP Labs
> Palo Alto, California
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