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Re: Considering moving to Debian PowerPC

On Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 03:01:45PM +0100, Michel D?nzer wrote:
> On Sam, 2002-12-28 at 14:30, christophe barbe wrote:
> > On Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 02:19:42PM +0100, Michel D?nzer wrote:
> > > Actually, it seems to disable the code which actually puts the chip into
> > > D2 suspend mode (which might mean the chip wastes power during sleep)
> > > and restores a couple extra registers which should probably be handled
> > > by other code anyway.
> > > 
> > > > Anyway I was not aware that ben was working on it, so next week I will 
> > > > rsync often and give feedback.
> > > 
> > > Well, I thought the rsync tree was going to be static now...
> > 
> > I have no idea. The only thing I know I read it on penguinppc bengh
> > page. 
> Where is that? I don't see anything about this on
> http://penguinppc.org/~benh/ .

Yes there.

PowerMac kernels

      Kernels here are tuned for PowerMac machines but should work on
other PPC machines as well.

So what'e the best way?

I just tried without the patch (a clean rsync from yesterday) and I
don't even get the blinking led (I have removed dri for the test).


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