Bug#658759: squeeze-backports kernel fails to boot on SheevaPlug
On Fri, 2012-08-24 at 00:31 -0700, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> forcemerge 658759 685713
> Hi Ian,
> Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Thu, 2012-08-23 at 21:50 +0200, Székelyi Szabolcs wrote:
> >> Linux version 3.2.0-0.bpo.2-kirkwood fails to boot on the SheevaPlug.
> > This sounds a lot like
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=658904
> I agree, so merging. Any ideas for how to word a hint about this for
> the wheezy release-notes?
Hrm, how about:
The version of u-boot shipped from the factory on many
kirkwood(???) devices, as well as u-boot shipped in versions of
Debian prior to Wheezy, contain a bug (#658759) which renders
them unable to boot kernel versions 3.2(???) or newer. This
includes the kernel in Wheezy.
Users are advised to upgrade u-boot before upgrading their
kernel. XXX link to suitable documentation?
http://www.cyrius.com/debian/kirkwood/sheevaplug/uboot-upgrade.html and similar?
(??? fact needs checking).
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