Re: kernel-patch-2.4.21-powerpc packages available for testing.
On Tue, Jul 08, 2003 at 02:57:53PM +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > > > > Please try them out and provide feedback,
> > > >
> > > > I've downloaded the kernel headers and built mol-modules against them
> > > > (which are currently being uploaded BTW, along with the upstream
> > > > changes adding USB support). Worked nicely.
> > >
> > > Fine - I just built mol modules against my old 2.4.20-benh yesterday and
> > > it just hung my machine. Time to try something known working.
> > Err, are you not supposed to build the modules against the whole kernel
> > tree, and not just the headers, at least that is what i told when i was
> > trying to build the unicorn ADSL modem drivers against kernel header.
> I didn't say kernel headers - in my case it was the full tree, configured
> for my machine.
> > > Yep. That's what unstable is for....
> > Ok, i will be uploading them this evening, once i finish the new build
> > with the 128 DRM modules included, and having made kernel-package
> > believe i have a pmac.
> Seems kernel-package could need a few patches, then.
Yep, altough i will have to read the docs doubly before i fill a
bugreport. Maybe setting the GUESS_ARCH variable will do.
> The kernel patch needs no change, right?
Yes and no, the problem would be if i want to build also the chrp
kernel, which needs a different GUESS_ARCH target.