Re: Regression for Power PC in 4.14-rc0 - bisected to commit 31bfdb036f12
- Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 19:55:20 -0500
- From: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Regression for Power PC in 4.14-rc0 - bisected to commit 31bfdb036f12
On 09/13/2017 07:37 PM, Andrew Donnellan wrote:
On 14/09/17 10:07, Larry Finger wrote:
When booting my PowerBook Aluminum G4, I get a pop-up screen that says "The
system is running in low-graphics mode. Your screen, graphics card, and input
device settings could not be detected correctly. You will need to configure
these yourself." This is a big-endian 74xx CPU. The lscpu command says it is a
This problem has been bisected to commit 31bfdb036f12 ("powerpc: Use
instruction emulation infrastructure to handle alignment faults"). I am
confident of the accuracy of the bisection.
Attached is the configuration.
Try with https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/813153/
(A selftest for the instruction emulation will make its way upstream eventually...)
That patch does fix my problem. Thanks for the quick response.