Subject: Re: 3.0_BETA boots
To: Josh Tolbert <>
From: Andy Ruhl <>
List: port-dreamcast
Date: 10/24/2005 07:46:17
On 10/23/05, Josh Tolbert <> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 23, 2005 at 10:11:33AM -0700, Andy Ruhl wrote:
> > Just for fun, I built and booted 3.0_BETA on the dreamcast.
> >
> > I still have to test a patch to see if I can get it building on my
> > amd64 machine, but this time I built it from a 2.0.2 i386 machine.
> >
> > Here's the dmesg:
> [snip]
> > Glad to see it still boots after all this time.
> I'd be happy if I could actually get 2.something to run and not crash und=
> heavy load. It took six reboots to get a kernel built. It seems a lot les=
> stable than 1.6 was, and that's saying a lot.

Josh, I built a kernel on mine yesterday. It took a really long time,
longer than I remember before, but it finished with no reboots.

Maybe hardware stability is an issue on some of them.