[Letux-kernel] Kernel 4.6-rc2 broken?

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Mon Apr 25 12:30:03 CEST 2016


Hi,

> Am 25.04.2016 um 12:27 schrieb Andreas Kemnade <andreas at kemnade.info>:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> On Sat, 23 Apr 2016 12:10:46 +0200
> Lukas Maerdian <lukas at goldelico.com> wrote:
> 
>> Am 08.04.2016 um 15:27 schrieb H. Nikolaus Schaller:
>>> Hi,
>>> I have tried to boot the letux-4.6-rc2 kernel today on a GTA04A3 board and it seems to be broken.
>>> It simply hangs after
>>> 
>>> Starting kernel ...
>>> 
>>> Going back to letux-4.5-rc7 uImage + DT + modules works.
>>> 
>>> Also not working on GTA04A3 are 4.5.0. 4.6-rc1 and 4.6-rc2. All these kernels work on the OMAP5.
>>> 
>>> Here are the sources of both variants.
>>> http://git.goldelico.com/?p=gta04-kernel.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/letux-4.5-rc7
>>> http://git.goldelico.com/?p=gta04-kernel.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/letux-4.5
>>> 
>>> So we may have some hidden bug that only shows itself on OMAP3 or the gta04 device
>>> tree or some peripheral driver (again the twl4030 which is permanently reworked?).
>>> 
>>> And it shows that we need more people who test the kernels!
>> 
>> Hi!
>> 
>> I built and tested the "letux-4.6-rc2+android-letux-base+android-logger"
>> branch today. And I can observe the exactly same issue.... On the serial
>> console it just hangs after "Starting kernel ..."
>> 
>> Do you know if the problem is fixed in -rc3 already?
>> 
> letux-4.5 boots here
> letux-4.6rc4 hangs at starting kernel

I have checked and found that we have disabled low-level debugging.
There was some harmonization changes to the defconfig.

> (I probably have not seen working wifi after that try,
> see my other thread!!!)
> Maybe there is no coincidence. I did not use wifi the next
> days.
> 
> mainline 4.5 boots (well, of course with limited functionality)
> mainline 4.6rc4 also boots with limited functionality
> same for linus/master on saturday
> 
> all tested on GTA04A4.

I am in the middle of upgrading to -rc5. Will likely come in some hours.

BR,
Nikolaus



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