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Re: Kernel Newbie Needs Help

On Fri, 2004-03-05 at 18:41, Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Mar 2004, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > > 1) Which kernel absolutely supports iMac hardware 
> > 
> > Depending on what iMac model it is, you may have either a sungem chip
> > or a tulip chip. Make sure both drivers are built into the kernel.
> Here, I enabled CONFIG_BMAC and didn't need anythign else.  Are you saying that
> some G3 iMac (CRT) also need CONFIG_SUNGEM to work?  Btw, which of the Tulip
> drivers is needed for the other cases?

Hrm... Let me remember now... ahhh yes, the very first iMacs (the ones
without an AGP slot) did indeed use a paddington chipset iirc. That is
a BMAC chip. Sorry for the confusion.

> PS:  is there any page on the penguinppc.org site that lists what drivers are
> needed for different PowerMac models?

Well, not really, but then, usually, people just use pmac_defconfig...


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