On Friday 22 December 2006 01:36, Christian Perrier wrote: > > If anybody is interested, you can find the CD and a text describing what > > we did to make it work at: > > > > http://rad.bioinfo.ulaval.ca/hardware/altixia64/ > > I tried to read the document quickly, but it's not really easy to dig > out which changes would be needed. The changes are explained in details on this page : http://rad.bioinfo.ulaval.ca/hardware/altixia64/debianonaltix/ The original message was also posted to debian-ia64 : http://lists.debian.org/debian-ia64/2006/12/msg00022.html > > It seems that you added some modules. Are these modules > DFSG-compliant? > > If they aren't, I'm afraid that it will be hard to have them on the > official Debian CD. > > If they are.....I'm afraid it is very late now to add them to the > Debian stock kernel. They are already in the debian stock kernel, but not on the config used on the default kernels. > > It appear that your tests were still made with a 2.6.17 kernel....so > indeed, your only chance for an official support of these machines in > Debian would be a genuine support of this hardware in the 2.6.18 > kernel that will be used for Etch. > I modified a d-i cd with a 2.6.18 kernel and the procedure is the same. The most difficult part is to create the modules for ioc4.
Description: PGP signature