Subject: Re: Grub2 with sparc64 patches



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.
>
>
Hi Eric

generated the grub configure and this was the output;

# grub-mkconfig
Generating grub configuration file ...
#
# DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE
#
# It is automatically generated by grub-mkconfig using templates
# from /etc/grub.d and settings from /etc/default/grub
#

### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/00_header ###
if [ -s $prefix/grubenv ]; then
set have_grubenv=true
load_env
fi
if [ "${next_entry}" ] ; then
set default="${next_entry}"
set next_entry=
save_env next_entry
set boot_once=true
else
set default="0"
fi

if [ x"${feature_menuentry_id}" = xy ]; then
menuentry_id_option="--id"
else
menuentry_id_option=""
fi

export menuentry_id_option

if [ "${prev_saved_entry}" ]; then
set saved_entry="${prev_saved_entry}"
save_env saved_entry
set prev_saved_entry=
save_env prev_saved_entry
set boot_once=true
fi

function savedefault {
if [ -z "${boot_once}" ]; then
saved_entry="${chosen}"
save_env saved_entry
fi
}
function load_video {
if [ x$feature_all_video_module = xy ]; then
insmod all_video
else
insmod efi_gop
insmod efi_uga
insmod ieee1275_fb
insmod vbe
insmod vga
insmod video_bochs
insmod video_cirrus
fi
}

if [ x$feature_default_font_path = xy ] ; then
font=unicode
else
insmod part_sun
insmod ext2
set root='hd1,sun2'
if [ x$feature_platform_search_hint = xy ]; then
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root
[email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected],sun2'
--hint-bios=hd1,sun2 --hint-efi=hd1,sun2 --hint-baremetal=ahci1,sun2
2f8e4b53-061c-4878-9d30-bec179fb59e4
else
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root
2f8e4b53-061c-4878-9d30-bec179fb59e4
fi
font="/usr/share/grub/unicode.pf2"
fi

if loadfont $font ; then
set gfxmode=auto
load_video
insmod gfxterm
fi
terminal_output gfxterm
if [ "${recordfail}" = 1 ] ; then
set timeout=30
else
if [ x$feature_timeout_style = xy ] ; then
set timeout_style=menu
set timeout=5
# Fallback normal timeout code in case the timeout_style feature is
# unavailable.
else
set timeout=5
fi
fi
### END /etc/grub.d/00_header ###

### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/05_debian_theme ###
set menu_color_normal=cyan/blue
set menu_color_highlight=white/blue
### END /etc/grub.d/05_debian_theme ###

### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/10_linux ###
function gfxmode {
set gfxpayload="${1}"
}
set linux_gfx_mode=
export linux_gfx_mode
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
menuentry 'Debian GNU/Linux' --class debian --class gnu-linux --class
gnu --class os $menuentry_id_option
'gnulinux-simple-2f8e4b53-061c-4878-9d30-bec179fb59e4' {
load_video
insmod gzio
if [ x$grub_platform = xxen ]; then insmod xzio; insmod lzopio; fi
insmod part_sun
insmod ext2
set root='hd1,sun1'
if [ x$feature_platform_search_hint = xy ]; then
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root
[email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected],sun1'
--hint-bios=hd1,sun1 --hint-efi=hd1,sun1 --hint-baremetal=ahci1,sun1
eda75771-2b2f-4ef8-95f7-d007f3f3355a
else
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root
eda75771-2b2f-4ef8-95f7-d007f3f3355a
fi
echo 'Loading Linux 4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp ...'
linux /vmlinuz-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
root=UUID=2f8e4b53-061c-4878-9d30-bec179fb59e4 ro quiet
echo 'Loading initial ramdisk ...'
initrd /initrd.img-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
}
submenu 'Advanced options for Debian GNU/Linux' $menuentry_id_option
'gnulinux-advanced-2f8e4b53-061c-4878-9d30-bec179fb59e4' {
menuentry 'Debian GNU/Linux, with Linux 4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp' --class
debian --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os $menuentry_id_option
'gnulinux-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp-advanced-2f8e4b53-061c-4878-9d30-bec179fb59e4'
{
load_video
insmod gzio
if [ x$grub_platform = xxen ]; then insmod xzio; insmod lzopio; fi
insmod part_sun
insmod ext2
set root='hd1,sun1'
if [ x$feature_platform_search_hint = xy ]; then
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root
[email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected],sun1'
--hint-bios=hd1,sun1 --hint-efi=hd1,sun1 --hint-baremetal=ahci1,sun1
eda75771-2b2f-4ef8-95f7-d007f3f3355a
else
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root
eda75771-2b2f-4ef8-95f7-d007f3f3355a
fi
echo 'Loading Linux 4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp ...'
linux /vmlinuz-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
root=UUID=2f8e4b53-061c-4878-9d30-bec179fb59e4 ro quiet
echo 'Loading initial ramdisk ...'
initrd /initrd.img-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
}
menuentry 'Debian GNU/Linux, with Linux 4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
(recovery mode)' --class debian --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os
$menuentry_id_option
'gnulinux-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp-recovery-2f8e4b53-061c-4878-9d30-bec179fb59e4'
{
load_video
insmod gzio
if [ x$grub_platform = xxen ]; then insmod xzio; insmod lzopio; fi
insmod part_sun
insmod ext2
set root='hd1,sun1'
if [ x$feature_platform_search_hint = xy ]; then
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root
[email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected],sun1'
--hint-bios=hd1,sun1 --hint-efi=hd1,sun1 --hint-baremetal=ahci1,sun1
eda75771-2b2f-4ef8-95f7-d007f3f3355a
else
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root
eda75771-2b2f-4ef8-95f7-d007f3f3355a
fi
echo 'Loading Linux 4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp ...'
linux /vmlinuz-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
root=UUID=2f8e4b53-061c-4878-9d30-bec179fb59e4 ro single
echo 'Loading initial ramdisk ...'
initrd /initrd.img-4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
}
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp
menuentry 'Debian GNU/Linux, with Linux 4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp' --class
debian --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os $menuentry_id_option
'gnulinux-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp-advanced-2f8e4b53-061c-4878-9d30-bec179fb59e4'
{
load_video
insmod gzio
if [ x$grub_platform = xxen ]; then insmod xzio; insmod lzopio; fi
insmod part_sun
insmod ext2
set root='hd1,sun1'
if [ x$feature_platform_search_hint = xy ]; then
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root
[email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected],sun1'
--hint-bios=hd1,sun1 --hint-efi=hd1,sun1 --hint-baremetal=ahci1,sun1
eda75771-2b2f-4ef8-95f7-d007f3f3355a
else
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root
eda75771-2b2f-4ef8-95f7-d007f3f3355a
fi
echo 'Loading Linux 4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp ...'
linux /vmlinuz-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp
root=UUID=2f8e4b53-061c-4878-9d30-bec179fb59e4 ro quiet
echo 'Loading initial ramdisk ...'
initrd /initrd.img-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp
}
menuentry 'Debian GNU/Linux, with Linux 4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp
(recovery mode)' --class debian --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os
$menuentry_id_option
'gnulinux-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp-recovery-2f8e4b53-061c-4878-9d30-bec179fb59e4'
{
load_video
insmod gzio
if [ x$grub_platform = xxen ]; then insmod xzio; insmod lzopio; fi
insmod part_sun
insmod ext2
set root='hd1,sun1'
if [ x$feature_platform_search_hint = xy ]; then
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root
[email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected],sun1'
--hint-bios=hd1,sun1 --hint-efi=hd1,sun1 --hint-baremetal=ahci1,sun1
eda75771-2b2f-4ef8-95f7-d007f3f3355a
else
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root
eda75771-2b2f-4ef8-95f7-d007f3f3355a
fi
echo 'Loading Linux 4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp ...'
linux /vmlinuz-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp
root=UUID=2f8e4b53-061c-4878-9d30-bec179fb59e4 ro single
echo 'Loading initial ramdisk ...'
initrd /initrd.img-4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp
}
}

### END /etc/grub.d/10_linux ###

### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/20_linux_xen ###
### END /etc/grub.d/20_linux_xen ###

### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober ###
### END /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober ###

### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/30_uefi-firmware ###
### END /etc/grub.d/30_uefi-firmware ###

### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/40_custom ###
# This file provides an easy way to add custom menu entries. Simply
type the
# menu entries you want to add after this comment. Be careful not to change
# the 'exec tail' line above.
### END /etc/grub.d/40_custom ###

### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/41_custom ###
if [ -f ${config_directory}/custom.cfg ]; then
source ${config_directory}/custom.cfg
elif [ -z "${config_directory}" -a -f $prefix/custom.cfg ]; then
source $prefix/custom.cfg;
fi
### END /etc/grub.d/41_custom ###
done

Then rebooted

{0} ok boot
Boot device: [email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected],0:a File and args:
GRUB Loading kernel..
error: out of memory.
error: no suitable video mode found.

GNU GRUB version 2.02~beta3-3+sparc64

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Use the ^ and v keys to select which entry is highlighted.
Press enter to boot the selected OS, `e' to edit the commands
before booting or `c' for a command-line.



Loading Linux 4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp ...
error: /memory response buffer exceeded.
Loading initial ramdisk ...
error: you need to load the kernel first.

Press any key to continue...

Then rebooted

Loading Linux 4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp ...
error: /memory response buffer exceeded.
Loading initial ramdisk ...
error: you need to load the kernel first.

Press any key to continue...

Advanced menu shows this;

Debian GNU/Linux, with Linux 4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp
Debian GNU/Linux, with Linux 4.9.0-1-sparc64-smp (recovery mode)
Debian GNU/Linux, with Linux 4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp
Debian GNU/Linux, with Linux 4.5.0-2-sparc64-smp (recovery mode)




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