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Bug#609747: udev: snd-powermac.ko not loaded automatically on iBook (first generation), resulting in no audio

On Wed, 2011-01-12 at 09:29 -0500, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> On 01/12/2011 09:15 AM, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > This is a platform driver, which implies no mechanism for auto-
> > detection, yet it uses OpenFirmware information.  So please try this
> > patch:
> thanks for the patch.  given the vintage of the machine in question,
> i'll need to find another way to build a kernel with this patch, so it
> may take a while.
> in the meantime, is there a simple way for me to check the existing
> openfirmware device IDs from userspace to ensure that the system
> actually uses one of the listed compatible devices?

Sorry, I don't know how to do that.  There must be some utility to do it
but I don't see a package in Debian.


Ben Hutchings
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.

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