Bug#516785: Bug #516785: linux-image-2.6.26-1-sparc64-smp: SunFire480R cassini network driver kernel panic
On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 03:22:38PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-03-27 at 15:42 +0800, Aron Xu wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I can confirm that Debian Squeeze 6.0.4, with kernel
> > linux-image-2.6.32-5-sparc64-smp, version 2.6.32-41 or
> > 2.6.32-41squeeze2, does not crash anymore. The installation process is
> > smooth (d-i prompts for a firmware), and the system is working well.
> > But don't run lshw with this kernel, it may cause panic (#665932).
> Well I can't see any changes that might have fixed this. Maybe there's
> a difference between your machine and Hermann's?
> Hermann, what was the last kernel version where the cassini driver
> worked on this system? You originally reported that the problem started
> with 2.6.24 in 'etch-and-a-half'.
The short answer is: never, the driver always crashes the machine after a
As far as I remember with discussions from davem the driver only worked on UP
machines, which I can't simulate with the Sun Fire 480R as it has 2 CPU/board.
A dual cassini Gigabit RJ45 is build in.
I'm on vanilla 3.2.12 at the moment and will test after easter in the
(not so much) spare time. If anybody with such a machine has it running
I'm interested to hear.
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