Bug#221533: debian-install beta 3 & airport driver, other comments
On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 07:54:11AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> First, it would be needed to check that we are on a newworld pmac
> subarc, since no old world or non pmac architecture support those
> airport cards. And no new pmac model will use it either, since it is
> replaced by the airport extreme, which altough not yet (and maybe never)
> supported by linux, does appear normally on the pci bus.
> Once that is done, we search for a mac-io node in the /proc/device-tree,
> and if there is such a node (i don't know if more than one can be
> present), we check for a radio child node.
> If this node is present, we can without fear say that the airport card
> is present also, and load the airport module. I sadly lost the file were
> i wrote the exact find commands about this, but if needed, i am sure
> someone has irc logs of #debian-boot, and can find them again.
Does this help?
$ find /proc/device-tree -name \*radio\*
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