Re: New per subarch 2.4.22 powerpc kernels, please test.
On Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 12:05:54PM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 07:01:58PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 09:10:59AM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> > > On Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 01:31:55PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > > Anyway, please test and give feedback, before i upload, so we can have
> > > > all these powerpc subarches supported by debian-installer and debian as
> > > > of the sarge release.
> > >
> > > I verified the powerpc-pmac kernel does boot on oldworld pmac,
> > > using BootX. I needed to un-check the no-video-driver checkbox,
> > > as I have noted before with other 2.4 kernels.
> > What is this no-video-driver stuff ?
> There is a checkbox in BootX labeled 'No Video Driver'. This
> causes append="video=ofonly" to be added to the boot parameters.
> For the 2.4 kernels, at least on my box, I need _not_ to have
> that boot parameter, where for the 2.2 kernels I did.
So, you mean that when booting with video=ofonly, it does not work with
2.4, while it was necessary on 2.2 kernels ? This should be rather a
progress, altough i wonder why it does not work with ofonly.