I have finally been able to build a SMP kernel that works on IBM RS/6000
(4 processors 604e, GTX120P, AMD PCnet32).
After trying several kernels that didn't work I found a note on
debian-powerpc list from george.karaolides(a)planitis.net about this. Thank
Download the source 2_4_devel via rsync (rsync can be installed from the
SuSE 7.3 PowerPC CD's) with the command:
rsync -avz source.mvista.com::linuxppc_2_4_devel /usr/src/linux
The path at the end (/usr/src/linux) can of course be any of your choice.
Make your configuration with support for SMP and build your kernel.
I stripped of everything I didn't need, for example I got an error related
to Power management but after deselecting everything related to that it
I placed the zImage.chrp in my PReP Boot partition with:
dd if=/usr/src/linux/arch/ppc/boot/images/zImage.chrp of=/dev/sda1
and my machine booted OK from the hard disk.
Best regards / Per Agblad
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