Re: booting 2.6.16-20060521 on my Macintosh Quadra 700
On Mon, 22 May 2006, Christian T. Steigies wrote:
> On Mon, May 22, 2006 at 10:49:34PM +0200, Alex Teclo wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > I'm now trying to boot the vmlinuz-2.6.16-20060521 kernel from
> > Christian T. Steigies available at:
> > http://people.debian.org/~cts/debian-m68k/linux-image/experimental/
> Since SCSI seems to be a major problem, can you hook up an IDE disk or use
> root on NFS?
Christian, the experimental kernel you posted lacks the sonic ethernet
driver (it depends on the DMA patch). DP8390 ethernet hasn't been reliable
in my tests, so even if Alex has such a card, he is probably going to need
the built in sonic on his Q700 in order to try booting from NFS.