Subject: Re: Grub2 with sparc64 patches



On 2017-01-24 10:56 AM, Eric Snowberg wrote:

> “ls" is one area that has not been completed for SPARC and has many problems.
>
> Try this instead:
>
> grub> ls /
>
> If you see your kernel and initrd, then do something like the following:
>
> grub> linux /vmlinuz-4.8.0-rc8-ATU_final_upstream_v4+
> root=/dev/mapper/VolGroup-lv_root ro
> grub> initrd /initramfs-4.8.0-rc8-ATU_final_upstream_v4+.img
> grub> boot
>
>
This is what i have done,

GNU GRUB version 2.02~beta3-3+sparc64

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grub> ls /
lost+found/ silotftp.b isofs.b first.b generic.b fd.b second.b ieee32.b
vmlinuz
-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp System.map-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp vmlinuz ultra.b
initrd.img
silo.conf config-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp boot etc old.b
initrd.img-4.5.0-2-sparc64-
smp config-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp vmlinuz-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
initrd.img.old vmlin
uz.old grub/ System.map-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp initrd.img-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
grub> linux /vmlinuz-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
error: /memory response buffer exceeded.
grub> initrd /in
Possible files are:

initrd.img initrd.img-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp initrd.img.old
initrd.img-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
grub> initrd /initrd.img-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
error: you need to load the kernel first.
grub> linux /vmlinuz-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
error: couldn't allocate physical memory.
grub> linux /vmlinuz-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp root=/dev/sdb
error: couldn't allocate physical memory.
grub> linux /vmlinuz-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp root=/dev/sdb ...

ro
error: couldn't allocate physical memory.
grub> linux /vmlinuz-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
root=/dev/mapper/Volgroup_lv_root ro
error: couldn't allocate physical memory.
grub> boot
error: you need to load the kernel first.



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