[Buildroot] How to change kernel version
Thiago A. Corrêa
thiago.correa at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 01:29:20 UTC 2007
> > I searched over the archives but I couldn't find anything about how
> > one could change the kernel version. The only available option for
> > AVR32, 2.6.22, is unable to boot on an STK1000 due to a bug in the MMC
> > drivers, so I would like to change it to 2.6.18 which actually works.
> You could also attack the problem with the 2.6.22 kernel. AFAIK the bug
> is not in the MMC driver, but the MMC core. A small change seems to
> correct the problem for AVR32.
> See this thread for patch and information:
Nope, this patch doesn't work on either of my sdcards, and have been
reported on avrfreaks as working just sometimes. One of them being the
one that came with the STK1000.
> Also, if your kernel is just booting too fast for the MMC layer to
> detect the partitions, adding "rootwait=1" to the bootargs in u-boot
> will let the kernel wait for the root partition to pop up.
There already :(
I'm hoping that 2.6.23-rc3 changes to MMC has fixed it. But
unfortunally using make menuconfig in buildroot and changing options
at the "Linux Experimental" does nothing at all (at least in AVR32)
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