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Re: hd light ibook 900 g3



On Fri, Jul 16, 2004 at 11:34:27AM -0400, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-07-16 at 06:25, Jens Schmalzing wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Florian Klinglmueller writes:
> > 
> > > what a pitty i liked that feature,
> > 
> > While it looks nice on the newer PowerBooks and iBooks with their soft
> > white light, I find it quite irritating on older PowerBooks such as
> > the Lombard and Pismo, which have a fairly large green light.
> > 
> > > well seems like i've to make a custom kernel ;)
> > 
> > Send a patch that modularizes the feature, or adds a switch in /proc
> > or sysctl or whatever :)
> 
> The driver will only do the blink stuff on core99 machines, so lombards
> or wallstreets are not affected, the only "green led" machine that will
> blink is the Pismo, it could be excluded explicitely in the driver if
> it's really that annoying...

I remember some unexpected problem with this config on non pmac
hardware. Is the code testing for pmacs or something such ? I am not
sure, but it is possible that it crashed my pegasos, or maybe just
failed to compile.

Friendly,

Sven Luher



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