Re: Current benh-kernel fails to boot (after clock) on iBook G4
On Sat, 2004-05-22 at 01:28, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> Hello Ben,
> On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 07:27:32PM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > I don't think the defconfig is specific to ppc, though we do have a very
> > broad range of different machines to deal with, unlike x86.
> My primary platform (alpha) does have it neither :-((
> > > Btw. I found at least one kernel help text a little confusing. Are you
> > > the right person to send this to?
> > Yes. Patches welcome ;)
> Ok, I attached it. I don't know if it is factually correct, but I know
> I have a recent G4 and do need this option (and I don't have a visible
> ADB port). Maybe also the text for the real time clock should state
> that it must not even be present as module (or maybe this is a Debian
> specific bug in the startup scripts?).
> Thanks for providing this kernel tree.
Hrm... ADB is necessary for the interface to the PMU iirc, yes, that's
a bit crappy but well... On laptops, the internal kbd & trackpad are ADB