Bug 860855 - The latest kernels fail to boot from SDCard on OMAP and Tegra
The latest kernels fail to boot from SDCard on OMAP and Tegra
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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arm Linux
unspecified Severity high
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Assigned To: Peter Robinson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: ARMTracker
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Reported: 2012-09-26 17:21 EDT by D. Marlin
Modified: 2012-10-17 08:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-10-17 08:29:11 EDT
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patch for omap and tegra configs to enable MMC support (built-in) (1.10 KB, patch)
2012-09-26 17:21 EDT, D. Marlin
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Description D. Marlin 2012-09-26 17:21:52 EDT
Created attachment 617790 [details]
patch for omap and tegra configs to enable MMC support (built-in)

Description of problem:

The latest kernels (3.6.x) fail to boot from SDCard on Panda (OMAP) and Trim Slice (Tegra).  The F17 kernels would boot from SDCard, so this appears to be a regression.  The issue is a change in the kernel config files that made MMC support modules instead of built-in.  Since the modules are not loaded correctly, or do not function correctly as modules, the rootfs is not found, causing the boot to fail.

I suggest reverting the config changes until functional MMC module support has been completed.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

  3.6.0-0.rc3.git2.1.fc18 (and newer)


How reproducible:

  Always


Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Install latest kernel for OMAP or Tegra
2.  reboot
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Actual results:

  Fails to find the rootfs on the SDCard.


Expected results:

  Systems find the rootfs and completes the boot.


Additional info:

The last known-good version from F17 was: kernel-3.5.3-1.

Using the attached config changes (based on the 3.5.3 kernel), both systems boot from SDCard as expected.
Comment 1 Peter Robinson 2012-09-27 05:14:13 EDT
I have some issues with this patch. For OMAP at least it looks like we have a cleaner fix.
Comment 2 D. Marlin 2012-09-27 08:10:25 EDT
Specifically, what issues?

Do you have a scratch build that incorporates the 'cleaner fix' that we can test?
Comment 3 Peter Robinson 2012-10-17 08:29:11 EDT
Fixed in 3.6.1

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