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Bug#298581: [Netboot] Ethernet Driver on 1.8GHz G5?

On Wed, 2005-03-09 at 09:07 +0000, Francois wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 22:48, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 17:04 +0000, Francois wrote:
> > >
> > > thanks for your help. I've tried again and I've explicitly selected
> > > sungen, but with no success. The strange thing is I do see an Ethernet
> > > device in the pci tree (from /proc/pci):
> > 
> > This is one of the newer single-CPU G5s, they have the same chipset as
> > the iMac G5, the kernel is missing the proper PCI ID for the ethernet
> > (among others).
> > 
> > Try the iMac G5 kernel.
> Thanks for the information. Is your page at penguinppc.org the right
> place to get an iMac G5 kernel?
> I've never compiled a netboot enabled kernel before. Is there an howto
> available to help me start? (Or should I switch to a simpler approach,
> if there is one?)

No, I don't distribute kernels anymore. The iMac G5 patches haven't been
merged yet, but I think there are some debian packages available.


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