Re: Debian on RS/6000 E30
On Sat, Sep 11, 2004 at 09:45:51PM +0200, Jens Schmalzing wrote:
> Gustavo Sverzut Barbieri writes:
> > Just note that on 2.6 my video card is not supported (it's a s3
> > trio),
> Is this one of the whacky combinations that used to be supported by
> the e15fb framebuffer driver, or a genuine S3 Trio supported by s3fb?
> > I already submitted those patches to debian people and they said it
> > were to be included in sarge, but I don't know if it's... Leigh said
> > he has a better and more general solution and asked it to be
> > included instead.
> > I don't know the current status.
> The current status is that neither of the PowerPC kernel maintainers
> has received any patches for this machine so far. If you can spare
> the time, can you please test whether your second patch applies
> cleanly against kernel-source-2.6.8 and whether the resulting kernel
> runs on your machine? If yes, please file a wishlist bug against
> kernel-patch-powerpc-2.6.8 and include the patch.
Notice that it should go in the common kernel-source patches instead, and that
hch okeyed it, and that Leighh gave a more advanced patch which supercedes
this one. This was in july, but then it dropped from view, and the issue was
not spoken of anymore.