Issues with booting upstream kernel for Raspberry Pi B

Jannis jannis-lists at
Mon Sep 14 12:12:42 PDT 2015

Am 14.09.2015 um 06:44 schrieb Mahadevan Srinivasan:
> Hi,
> I am trying to compile upstream kernel from for Raspberry Pi. I followed the instructions from and to do the compile. I am doing a cross-compile on a mac. Everything went through fine. I have these files in my boot partition of my SD card:
> [...]
> uboot comes up properly. But, bootup fails to go past the "Starting kernel" line. I am not sure how I can debug this. What should I look for next? Can somebody give some pointers?

Hi Mahadevan,

Are you using gcc or clang to compile the kernel? I'm asking because you
said you're using a mac and using clang as kernel compiler might result
in all sort of problems.

Best regards,

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