Re: G5 XServe
On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 06:27:42PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 10:24:21AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 10:40:19PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > > The PPC32 2.6.7 kernel doesn't support the XServe G5. Here's a kernel
> > > patch that worked for us (also sent upstream):
> > >
> > > http://www.no-name-yet.com/patches/kernel-source-2.6.7.xserve-g5.diff
> > What about 2.6.8 ? In particular what about the 2.6.8 debian kernels ?
> > The patch seems small, but from a quick glance, the cpu_setup_power4.S hunks
> > may need investigation and testing on non-G5 power4 boxes and older G5 ones.
> I simply backported them from the PPC64 kernel. BenH would know more
> detail about what they're actually doing. That said, they seem very
> straightforward; all they're doing is comparing against the PVR values
> for both the PPC970 (in older G5s) and the PPC970FX (in the XServe G5).
> I don't see that affecting non-G5s or older G5s.
Seems good i think, will investigate tomorrow if we can add this, as well as
the alsa stuff.