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Re: new ibook, b-f, kernel 2.4

Florian Friesdorf <42ff@gmx.net> writes:

> I tried to install woody on my new ibook (G3/600/384MB) with current
> boot-floppies 3.0.17 over network (in OF: boot enet:bootp,<ip>,yaboot).
> The kernel is booting fine and the installer gets started. The problem
> is, I need the network to install, but the gmac driver in 2.2.19 is to
> old to handle my builtin 10/100 network adapter.
> So I tweaked around with b-fs and managed to include kernel and
> modules from kernel-image-2.4.16-powerpc_2.4.16-1_powerpc.deb.

I have been working on a "new-powermac" subarchitecture which will
use benh's kernel tree.  You can find my current work at:


I plan to announce it to the -powerpc list in a few days for testing
after I iron out one last bug.

Florian, I would appreciate it if you could test it before it's
announced for mass testing :)

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