Re: status of Q950
On Fri, 9 Oct 2009, Riccardo wrote:
> > Your email is archived in the list archives, and it does appear to be
> > the same bug. I gather that you tested vmlinuz-2.6.29-1-11 at the
> > time.
> > I don't know which version you are using at present, but the latest
> > deb is probably this one (?)
> > http://ftp.debian-ports.org/debian/pool-m68k/main/l/linux-2.6/linux-image-2.6.29-2-mac_2.6.29-5_m68k.deb
> > which is dated 19th May, so it seems to be older than the bug fix.
> > 2.6.30 appears to have the necessary patches. If you want to test the
> > current mainline kernel, I can build one for you.
> I'm running this version:
> downloaded the 3rd of may. It is the same version I used on the Q950.
> The file seemed a new build, but still from the 2.6.29 series.
> Is there another up-to date repository?
Not that I know of.
> Or were the patches backported perhaps?
It would appear not.
I've built the latest mainline kernel with gcc-4.4.1 and uploaded them
That should fix the ethernet problem, but mac_scsi viability is anyone's
guess. In the past it failed in different ways on the machines that I
tested, but hopefully it will work on your IIfx.
> Thank you,