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Bug#286761: Installing on a Dual CPU G5 Powermac?

On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 08:13:46AM -0500, John Koskie wrote:
> Try the net install disk...I have a 2.0 GHz dual G5 desk top and it
> works on that. I used "expert-power4". However, my machine is a few
> months old, and you may have a newer cpu.  As evidence, I tried the
> install disk on a new imac G5 and got the symptoms you describe.  I was
> able to get around it by compiling the 2.6.10 kernel with all the
> applicable patches from http://ozlabs.org/ppc64-patches/ and it ran,
> although I haven't tested it enough to vouch for stability.

Oh, well, this means that our kernel as is doesn't work for newer G5 powermacs
and G5 imacs. We need to get the correct patches included. I wonder if
Christoph is available for doing this ?


Sven Luther

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