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Bug#221533: debian-install beta 3 & airport driver, other comments

On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 07:46:35AM -0700, Matt Kraai wrote:
> 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\*
>  /proc/device-tree/pci@f2000000/mac-io@17/radio@30000
>  /proc/device-tree/pci@f2000000/mac-io@17/radio

I have added a fix of this in hw-detect and done an upload. Should be ok
by now. Thanks though.

Now the only major problem remaining is the console thing.


Sven Luther

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