Re: Rebuild Kernel for Qube 2 on sarge and LCD Status Display like woody
Guido Zeiger wrote:
> Hi Martin...
> after I did read that the oroginal CobaltOS did support a
> SCSI-Controller like the Adaptec 2904 (yes 2904)
> I did get one from Ebay at 7EUR.
Well, SCSI isn't that popular any more.
> The 2904 is smaller than the 2940 (which also fits in the Qube2). The
> 2940UW didnt fit in the Qube2 because of his lenght.
> At Boot-Up from Debian it reports the Adaptec as not activated like the
> virtual "onboard USB"
> With a loadable module, like for the SBlive from Marcus, the Qube2
> should be able to use a SCSI-HD/CD/DVD-ROM ?
> (or my PCMCIA-Memory-Card to SCSI-Converter Interface.... or these fine
> thins like SCSItoIDE for getting a IDE external running on the Adaptec
This might have some hack value, but people who think about such stuff
are surely capable to compile their own kernels. The debian kernel
should provide only a reasonable selection of drivers, not everything
possible "because we can".
> Firewire would also be fine....OR :-)) a PCI-VGA Card :-))
Firewire support is now activated in 2.4.27. I doubt PCI-VGA has much
use, you don't have keyboard/mouse support for this machine.