13377Re: What has to be changed on a fattened slug
- Jun 6, 2006--- In email@example.com, kinsa <kinsa_manka@...> wrote:
>need to modify the kernel to make it work.
> > The existing bootloader (Redboot) can be used with memory sizes up to
> > 64M according to information in the Wiki. If this is true, it is very
> > good since it means that you can use the upgrade facility built in to
> > Redboot to load up a suitable flash image. It also means that you do
> > not have to replace the bootloader which is risky business.
> Tested on a 128MB slug. Not sure if it will work on a 64MB slug. You
>directory. This is a hidden file.
> > The kernels presently being built by the openembedded system are
> > defaulting to a memory size of 32M. There is a mechanism built into
> > the kernel source (checkout nslu2_setup.c) that builds the command
> > line. The comments say you can override the 32M size by changing a
> > configuration line. I cannot find out where but I am still looking.
> > However, I was able to fiddle with the build enough to get the command
> > line I wanted built in.
> It is stored at .config file located at the root of the build
Are you sure??? After untar the tarball, I went through some of the
directories. But, can find the file you said.
> > I am getting dma_free_coherent(whatever that means...) Badness errors
> > on the disk drive. I suspect it is something to do with the dma
> > controller and the amount of memory. I plan to compile for 64M to see
> > if it goes away.
> This is a known issue on ARM using kernel versions >= 2.6.15.
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