About build of L4Linux

Adam Lackorzynski adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Mon Jul 16 12:56:59 CEST 2007

On Mon Jul 16, 2007 at 05:31:40 +0900, Lin wrote:
> >But the DOpE window is opened? And is there something in the window?
> The DOpE window doesn't appear (while I use the ".config" given from you).
> The cause of it is not clear...
> >I have no clear idea right now what could be wrong. Could you post your
> >.config, that you are using right now, again?
> The attached configuration is used right now, which uses the DOpE.
> The kernel configuration file and the GRUB menu are the following.
> [config] 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> verbose 0
> task "vmlinuz26" "earlyprintk=yes console=ttyLv0 mem=256M video=l4fb
> root=/dev/hda1"
> all_sects_writable
> allow_vga
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> [menu.lst] 
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> title L4Linux2.6/Fiasco (DOpE)
>        root (hd0,0)
>        kernel /boot/L4Linux/bootstrap
>        modaddr 0x06000000
>        module /boot/L4Linux/fiasco -nowait -nokdb -serial_esc
> -comspeed 115200 -comport 1
>        module /boot/L4Linux/sigma0
>        module /boot/L4Linux/roottask task modname "bmodfs" attached 4 
>        modules
>        module /boot/L4Linux/names
>        module /boot/L4Linux/log
>        module /boot/L4Linux/dm_phys
>        module /boot/L4Linux/simple_ts -t 300
>        module /boot/L4Linux/rtc
>        module /boot/L4Linux/l4io --noirq
>        module /boot/L4Linux/bmodfs
>                module /boot/L4Linux/vmlinuz26
>                module /boot/L4Linux/config
>                module /boot/L4Linux/libloader.s.so
>                module /boot/L4Linux/libld-l4.s.so
>        module /boot/L4Linux/l4dope --l4io
>        module /boot/L4Linux/loader --fprov=BMODFS config
>        vbeset 0x117
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >You could also try to disable PCI just for a test and see if it gets to
> >the point where Linux wants to mount the root partition and can't
> >because no driver is there. Maybe making earlyprintk to earlyprintk=keep
> >makes a difference too.
> I disabled PCI and retried, but the setup stops at the same line (some
> PCI related messages disappear).
> And it seem that the sequence doesn't come to the step of mounting
> root partition yet because the results are the same though I change
> the "root=..." value.

Ok, so some other thing. Can you please leave out DOpE and try without?
Please add VGA and PS/2/Keyboard support to your L4Linux configuration.
You can also use the x86-native_defconfig configuration to achieve the
Hopefully the behaviour will be different with such a setup. 
If it still hangs I would like to see a Alt-Print-p and Alt-Print-t

I see nothing obvious wrong in your attached .config.

Adam                 adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
  Lackorzynski         http://os.inf.tu-dresden.de/~adam/

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