Bug 1152830 - cannot boot a bare ppc64 kernel
cannot boot a bare ppc64 kernel
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE Tumbleweed
Classification: openSUSE
Component: Virtualization:Other
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Reported: 2019-10-02 20:30 UTC by Michal Suchanek
Modified: 2019-10-02 22:53 UTC (History)
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Description Michal Suchanek 2019-10-02 20:30:39 UTC
:~> qemu-system-ppc64 -vga none -nographic -kernel Downloads/linux -initrd Downloads/initrd 

SLOF **********************************************************************
QEMU Starting
 Build Date = Mar  3 2017 13:29:19
 FW Version = git-66d250ef0fd06bb8
 Press "s" to enter Open Firmware.

Populating /vdevice methods
Populating /vdevice/vty@71000000
Populating /vdevice/nvram@71000001
Populating /vdevice/l-lan@71000002
Populating /vdevice/v-scsi@71000003
       SCSI: Looking for devices
          8200000000000000 CD-ROM   : "QEMU     QEMU CD-ROM      2.5+"
Populating /pci@800000020000000
No NVRAM common partition, re-initializing...
Scanning USB 
Using default console: /vdevice/vty@71000000
     ted RAM kernel at 400000 (1dc4798 bytes) C08FF
  Welcome to Open Firmware

  Copyright (c) 2004, 2011 IBM Corporation All rights reserved.
  This program and the accompanying materials are made available
  under the terms of the BSD License available at

Booting from memory...
OF stdout device is: /vdevice/vty@71000000
Preparing to boot Linux version 4.12.14-115-default (geeko@buildhost) (gcc version 4.8.5 (SUSE Linux) ) #1 SMP Wed Sep 25 15:07:55 UTC 2019 (21718fd)
Detected machine type: 0000000000000101
command line: 
Max number of cores passed to firmware: 2048 (NR_CPUS = 2048)
Calling ibm,client-architecture-support...qemu-system-ppc64: error creating device tree: (fdt_begin_node(fdt_skel, "")): FDT_ERR_BADSTATE
Comment 1 Michal Suchanek 2019-10-02 22:53:55 UTC
had some outdated qemu binary.