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Re: Supported models

On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 06:54:33AM -0900, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 09:53:20AM +0100, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > On Thu, 1 Nov 2001, Chris Tillman wrote:
> > 
> > > To close bug #57369, I think all we need is a list of powerpc models
> > > supported by Debian. Please add, correct, or otherwise munge:
> > 
> > Bad idea, rather point people to some online list at a site like
> > penguinppc.org... Models known to have no support whatsoever can be listed
> > statically (like that one infamous 6xxx Powermac supported by neither
> > MkLinux nor Linux).
> one thing to keep in mind is woody will ship with a specific kernel
> (probably 2.2.19 or 2.2.20) and will not ever upgrade that kernel once
> woody is stable.  so when the current kernel that supports some new
> mac is 4.4.12 debian woody will still be using 2.2.19 which won't
> support the new machine.  no new kernel will be available until the
> next stable release after woody, in 2043.

Perhaps we should suck down the list penguinppc.org has at the time
woody goes frozen.  2.2.20-pre12 should be working on everything listed

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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