Re: rs/6000 e30 + 240 (doral) support
On Thu, Jul 29, 2004 at 11:24:35AM -0300, Gustavo Barbieri wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Jul 2004 16:16:31 +0200, Christoph Hellwig <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 29, 2004 at 11:04:48AM -0300, Gustavo Barbieri wrote:
> > > > Most doesn't look too bad to me, but it's a lot of patches. I vaguely
> > > > remember they were discussed on linuxppc-dev, so we should check the
> > > > comments over there.
> > >
> > > A lot of patches? Well, there is a lot of "code"... it's not really
> > > code, but just structure definitions... actually the patche touches
> > > the real code at few points, one it's just a null pointer checking,
> > > other are added cases to the switch statement so it can handle those
> > > boards, so I really can't a problem there.
> > >
> > > I already sent an email to linuxppc-dev in the past, but no replies:
> > >
> > > http://lists.linuxppc.org/linuxppc-dev/200407/msg00085.html
> > Ah sorry, I confused it with Len's big IBM prep patchkit. Except for a
> > tiny style issue this patch is fine with me.
> What style issue?
> > Any upstream comments as I'd hate to carry along a patch like that in
> > the Debian patchkit while we'd probably want it in Sarge.
> > Gustavo, if we apply this patch you'll have to sign up for d-i testing
> > on prep, though ;-)
> Ok, I test... actually I'm using sarge on that machine.
> But I need to test it soon, as this machine may go away in few weeks.
Well, since sarge d-i will probably be released before you lose that machine,
it should be no problem. We first need to rebuild a kernel though.
Christoph, do this and other patches warrant a kernel-source 2.6.7-4 upload,
or is it better to keep it in the powerpc patches for now ?