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Re: miboot-floppies (powerpc oldworld) for sarge

On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 07:05:46AM -0500, Rick Thomas wrote:
> Hi Sven,
> On Dec 20, 2006, at 2:16 AM, Sven Luther wrote:
> >What is really needed is for confirmation with the current kernels  
> >that :
> >
> >  1) miboot booting works (or not).
> >
> >  2) bootx booting works (or not).
> >
> >  3) quik booting works (or not).
> >
> >Rick, you have been rather active in this, could i ask you to make  
> >a survey
> >with the current 2.6.18 kernels in both etch and testing, and tell  
> >us what
> >works and what doesn't. And file a bug report against the kernel  
> >packages
> >(linux-2.6, title prefaced [powerpc,oldworld]).
> Items 1 and 2 are on my list.  I hope to get to them before Friday.   
> Item 3 (quik) is more problematical.  I also run MacOS-9 on my  
> OldWorld test machine, and quikis incompatible with that.
> I'll look thru the junk box and see if I can find parts to cobble  
> together a "quik" test box, but I'm not guaranteeing anything, and I  
> don't know how long it will take if I do succeed.

Well, i think what would be interesting is maybe to have a wiki page, listing
a cross table of all tested models, and the different boot methods, and
listing the working reports and not working ones, or something. Then give out
a call for testers of the last daily-builds.

> To make sure I have it right:   Bug reports (or success reports!)  
> should have
> 	Package: linux-2.6
> as the first line, and should have
> 	Subject: [powerpc,oldworld]

Yes, apart, that after the [powerpc,oldworld] you can add a short description.


Sven Luther

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