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Re: [Debian-ppc64-devel] Re: G5 owners, please test ... Re: ppc64 pseries 2.6.11-2 .deb kernel available.

On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 07:48:43PM -0700, Shyamal Prasad wrote:
>     "Sven" == Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> writes:
>     Sven> On Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 12:33:10PM -0700, Shyamal Prasad
>     Sven> wrote:
>     >> It works. But it is missing the fan control patches from the
>     >> sarge debian kernel, so my fans are going full blast.
>     Sven> Cool. Sorry about the fan control, but now that we have
>     Sven> something working, you are welcome to provide patches. I
>     Sven> think i saw something from benh about fan control on 64bit
>     Sven> kernel in debian-powerpc, need to investigate.
> I looked but could not find such a post from benh. 
> But the sarge kernel seems to have CONFIG_THERM_PM72 set, while the
> pseries one does not. Perhaps that is all.....?
> shyamal@turtle:~$ grep THERM /boot/config-2.6.*
> /boot/config-2.6.11-pseries:# CONFIG_THERM_PM72 is not set
> /boot/config-2.6.11-pseries:CONFIG_W1_THERM=m
> /boot/config-2.6.11-pseries:CONFIG_USB_CYTHERM=m
> /boot/config-2.6.8-power4-smp:CONFIG_THERM_PM72=y
> /boot/config-2.6.8-power4-smp:CONFIG_W1_THERM=m
> /boot/config-2.6.8-power4-smp:CONFIG_USB_CYTHERM=m

Everything i disabled was either not present in 2.6.11 for ppc64 or failed to
build. This was a crude first attempt, and i am currently not at home to do
more, but benh mentioned that a recent kernel (probably of the 2.6.12rcX
varitty) fixed some if not all of those issues.

More on this later.


Sven Luther

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