Re: New per subarch 2.4.22 powerpc kernels, please test.
On Sun, Oct 05, 2003 at 10:09:29AM +0000, simon raven wrote:
> Le Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 19:01:58 +0200, Sven Luther a écrit:
> > 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 ?
> > > I will try booting it with quik, but I rather doubt it will
> > > work, because of its size.
> > Mmm, is there a size limit for quik ? Or do you speak about miboot ?
> quik IME has a limit of 3.9 MB or so. since i use XFS, this is a limit
> that i need to keep track of when i build kernels =).
This is, i think, more a kernel limit than a quik limit, since we have
the same on chrp when doing a initrd builtin the kernel.