[pkg-fso-maint] linux-2.6 2.6.39-1gta021 call for testing

Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindfors at iki.fi
Thu Nov 3 12:28:01 UTC 2011

Timo Jyrinki <timo.jyrinki at gmail.com> writes:
> My first boot attempt(s) result in failure, probably because of something minor:

Thanks for testing. I have qi and separate /boot partition:

qi      20100107-1
linux-base      3.3

$ sudo file -sL /dev/mmcblk0*
/dev/mmcblk0:   x86 boot sector; partition 1: ID=0x83, starthead 1, startsector 52, 33020 sectors; partition 2: ID=0x83, starthead 0, startsector 33072, 7920744 sectors, code offset 0x0
/dev/mmcblk0p1: Linux rev 1.0 ext2 filesystem data, UUID=c8e54a43-2b8e-4961-a581-b38c757f5359
/dev/mmcblk0p2: Linux rev 1.0 ext3 filesystem data, UUID=33be1de7-c16f-4c78-b089-2fb931fd4ede, volume name "openmoko" (needs journal recovery) (large files)

$ ls -l /boot/uImage-GTA02.bin
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 29 Nov  3 13:27 /boot/uImage-GTA02.bin -> uImage-2.6.39-gta02-gta02.bin
$ md5sum /boot/uImage-2.6.39-gta02-gta02.bin 
d9b912cbae116289787ade45467bfdd6  /boot/uImage-2.6.39-gta02-gta02.bin
$ cat /boot/append-GTA02
rootdelay=1 panic=20 root=/dev/mmcblk0p2 loglevel=8

I uploaded full dmesg to


> Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,1)

179,1 is /dev/mmcblk0p1. This sounds like it is not detecting the SD
card. Weird, we should have identical SD card iirc. With


I see

Hardware revision: 0360
NOR bootloader: U-Boot 1.3.2-moko12 (May  9 2008 - 10:28:48)
NAND bootloader: Qi Bootloader s3c2442  ginger debian_20100107-1 
Linux version: Linux version 2.6.39-gta02-gta02 (Debian 2.6.39-1gta021) (timo.lindfors at iki.fi) (gcc version 4.4.6 (Debian 4.4.6-11) ) #1 Mon Oct 31 20:02:07 UTC 2011
Linux cmdline: loglevel=4 console=tty0 console=ttySAC2,115200 init=/sbin/init ro  mtdparts=physmap-flash:-(nor);neo1973-nand:0x00040000(qi),0x00040000(depr-ub-env),0x00820000(kernel),0x000a0000(depr),0x00040000(identity-ext2),0x0f680000(rootfs)  g_ether.dev_addr=00:1F:11:01:97:73 g_ether.host_addr=00:1F:11:01:97:74  root=/dev/mmcblk0p1 rootdelay=1 rootdelay=1 panic=20 root=/dev/mmcblk0p2 loglevel=8
MMC size: [    2.045000] mmcblk0: mmc1:b368 USD   7.46 GiB 
MMC sequential read of 64M: 22 s

I bought this Transcend 8GB MicroSDHC from verkkokauppa.com just last

Can you try rootdelay=10 or something even longer?


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