Subject: Re: Grub2 with sparc64 patches



On 2017-01-25 03:02 PM, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> On 01/25/2017 08:21 PM, Eric Snowberg wrote:
>> I believe you are running out of memory here because grub is trying to load
>> all those frame buffer modules within your config.
>>
>>> error: no suitable video mode found.
>> And then it didn’t find one that worked.
>>
>> For this, I believe you are having the same problem as Frans. Could you add
>> the following to /etc/default/grub:
>>
>> GRUB_TERMINAL_OUTPUT="console"
>> GRUB_DISABLE_RECOVERY="true"
>> GRUB_PRELOAD_MODULES=“iso9660"
>>
>> and then regenerate your grub.cfg with grub-mkconfig.
>>
>> Adrian,
>>
>> I don’t plan on adding frame buffer support since newer systems don’t have
>> them. Would it be possible to change your grub package to include a
>> /etc/default/grub file for SPARC with the changes above? We do the same
>> thing with our grub rpm.
> Oh, absolutely. Thanks for the suggestion. This was just the first package
> and I'm happy to include
> all improvements that are necessary.
>
> Adrian
>

K applied these changes, in chroot

GNU nano 2.7.4 File:
/etc/default/grub

# note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE
# you can see them in real GRUB with the command `vbeinfo'
#GRUB_GFXMODE=640x480

# Uncomment if you don't want GRUB to pass "root=UUID=xxx" parameter to
Linux
#GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_UUID=true

# Uncomment to disable generation of recovery mode menu entries
#GRUB_DISABLE_RECOVERY="true"

# Uncomment to get a beep at grub start
#GRUB_INIT_TUNE="480 440 1"

GRUB_TERMINAL_OUTPUT="console"
GRUB_DISABLE_RECOVERY="true"
GRUB_PRELOAD_MODULES="iso9660"


Saved and exited


# 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 ###
insmod iso9660
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
}

terminal_output console
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
}
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
}
}

### 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

Rebooted

T5240, No Keyboard
Copyright (c) 1998, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
OpenBoot 4.33.6, 98080 MB memory available, Serial #83048406.
Ethernet address 0:14:4f:f3:37:d6, Host ID: 84f337d6.



{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.

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...

Failed to boot both default and fallback entries.

Press any key to continue...


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...







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