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Re: debian boot CDs & G5


Benjamin Herrenschmidt writes:

> The current CDs won't boot a G5 with the -power4 option.  The
> problem is that the kernel contains legacy drivers (8250 serial,
> etc...) that are fine for IBM POWER4 hardware, but will lockup a
> G5. You really need different kernel images for now.

What do you mean by `current'?  This problem should have been sorted
out already by removing the drivers from the kernel, despite the fact
that some IBM power4 boxen may need a serial console, but what the

Regards, Jens.

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