Subject: Re: Grub2 with sparc64 patches




> On Jan 24, 2017, at 2:06 PM, louis ayotte <[email protected]> wrote:
>
> On 2017-01-24 01:01 PM, Eric Snowberg wrote:
>
>> How big is your kernel? Will silo boot it? Can you start over and do the
>> following:
>>
>> grub> reboot
>>
>> You should be back at OBP. Now boot from the disk again and issue:
>>
>> grub> ls -l /
>>
>> and send the response? Can you also send a list of all the loaded modules?
>>
>> grub> lsmod
>>
>> If you have a rescue iso, it may be easier to boot from it, mount your disk,
>> chroot to it, and then generate your missing grub.cfg file with
>> grub-mkconfig and then reboot.
>>
> Before i installed grub it was booting fine with both kernels from SILO
>
> grub> ls -l /
> DIR 20170116171825 lost+found/
> 51437 20160122105340 silotftp.b
> 6752 20160122105340 isofs.b
> 512 20160122105340 first.b
> 1024 20160122105340 generic.b
> 1024 20160122105340 fd.b
> 53760 20170116173035 second.b
> 800 20160122105340 ieee32.b
> 3715429 20160430170110 vmlinuz-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp
> 2314500 20160430170315 System.map-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp
> 3850232 20170116192407 vmlinuz
> 512 20160122105340 ultra.b
> 17281088 20170116192407 initrd.img
> 196 20170116173227 silo.conf
> 127403 20160430170315 config-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp
> 7680 20170116173035 old.b
> 1628017...

5 20170116191428 initrd.img-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp

> 132748 20170112155237 config-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
> 3850232 20170112155237 vmlinuz-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
> 16280175 20170116192407 initrd.img.old
> 3715429 20170116192407 vmlinuz.old
> DIR 20170123170539 grub/
> 2416201 20170112155237 System.map-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
> 17281088 20170123004007 initrd.img-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
>
> grub> lsmod
> Name Ref Count Dependencies
> minicmd 1
> ls 1 normal
> normal 3 gettext,boot,bufio,crypto,terminal
> gzio 0
> gettext 4
> boot 4
> bufio 4
> crypto 4
> terminal 4
> search_fs_uuid 1
> part_sun 1
> ext2 1 fshelp
> fshelp 2
>
> I might look into the rescue iso later on today

That might be best. Before you do that though, could you turn on the following
debug flag and send me the results:

grub> set debug=loader
grub> linux /vmlinuz-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp

do you get the same error with your smaller kernel?

>
> Thanks



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