Re: need (pmac owner help) with powerpc package.
> > Again, please provide a list of bug numbers (and the type of hardware you
> > need testing on). From a look at the bug titles I could see nothing
> > related to atyfb (which is what I personally could test).
> This one i think is atyfb related :
> #132498: kernel-image-2.4.16-newpmac: displays garbage on console
No, that's aty128fb related (screen corruption when fbdev accel is on).
There's a known workaround; document it (maybe add a big fat warning in
the postinstall) and let upstream handle it (any idea, Ben?)
> Another bug report i would like help one is :
> #217612: kernel-patch-2.4.21-powerpc: please build mace as a module
As I said before - build one standalone kernel, and one with mace as a
module. Long shot: try adding
if (mace_lost_status) mace_restart(dev);
at the end of mace_rxdma_intr() to see if resetting the chip and DMA helps