Ce jour Fri, 26 Nov 2004, Holger Levsen a dit: > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > Hi, > > cc:s added to gain more attention, reply-to: set. > > On Friday 26 November 2004 10:17, email@example.com wrote: > > i'm the current maintainer of quik, the oldworld PPC bootloader. i'm > > currently sponsored by Jakko Niemi. there have been many code changes > > made to it, including fixing bug #259359. for instance, initrd support, > > using chosen/bootargs in OF, and a couple of other things. > > i would like to point out that the default kernel for powerpc is 2.6 and that > the debian kernel packages for 2.6 need initrd support - so this is needed to > be able to use the default debian kernels on oldworld (with a free > bootloader). > > so this quik is desirable for d-i, too. yes, understood. > > since it's in Section: base, and Priority: important, and there are many > > positive changes to it, i thought it should go into > > sarge-proposed-updates. is there any objection to this? > > no, but as far as i know the initrd code has "only" been tested on three > machines: ANS, pmac 4400 and pmac 7200. If you got access to another oldworld > machine please test and report it. count my power tower pro in there - the one i'm typing from. also this machine is booted from 2.6.8-powerpc, the debian one, and it booted with an initrd very well, thank you very much ;). and i bet it will work the same on my 8500, though that one is currently on the fritz. > > and, better not to forget, the new quik.deb is available at > http://www.ulyssis.org/~p2/debjes/ of which i've downloaded the source and going to integrate into the debian diff. i'm also going to bump the version to 2.1, since it has these new changes in it. i think it warrants it, IMO. > > regards, > Holger > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > Version: GnuPG v1.2.4 (GNU/Linux) > > iD8DBQFBpv5YUHLQNqxYNSARAnr2AJ9uUEnJw33vOqE3OvxrQZx/4tI+9gCfRaxl > qXY98lBKp9DVE+aI+J7XoAI= > =8kK4 > -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- > -- FBI CIA NSA IRS ATF BATF DOD WACO RUBY RIDGE OKC OKLAHOMA CITY MILITIA GUN HANDGUN MILGOV ASSAULT RIFLE TERRORISM BOMB DRUG HORIUCHI KORESH DAVIDIAN KAHL POSSE COMITATUS RANDY WEAVER VICKIE WEAVER SPECIAL FORCES LINDA THOMPSON SPECIAL OPERATIONS GROUP SOG SOF DELTA FORCE CONSTITUTION BILL OF RIGHTS WHITEWATER POM PARK ON METER ARKANSIDE IRAN CONTRAS OLIVER NORTH VINCE FOSTER PROMIS MOSSAD NASA MI5 ONI CID AK47 M16 C4 MALCOLM X REVOLUTION CHEROKEE HILLARY BILL CLINTON GORE GEORGE BUSH WACKENHUT TERRORIST TASK FORCE 160 SPECIAL OPS 12TH GROUP 5TH GROUP SF You hear those, Echelon? Any of the words should be enough to "flag" your communication by Echelon -- let's see how big their storage capacity REALLY is...*VBEG* Remember: EVERY day is Jam Echelon day!
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