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Re: Migrating Debian from iMac G4 to iMac G5

On Wed, Sep 07, 2005 at 06:21:21PM -0300, Eduardo Trápani wrote:
> >>Also, notice that it is my experience that linux/powerpc sbp2 (the 
> >>firewire
> >>disk) mode is rather flakey on 2.6 kernels, when i tried that to backup my
> >>powerbook, i failed miserably.
> >
> >
> >Cannot confirm this - on 2.6.8 and 2.6.11 (old BenH BK trees), sbp2 and fw
> >is rock solid. The only trick is to plug in the disk _after_ Linux has
> >booted.
> I simply cannot load the sbp2 module.  I get the missing bus_to_virt 
> symbol error.

Can you :

apt-get install reportbug
reportbug linux-2.6
use [powerpc] in the title of the bug
include lspci and lspci -v output, as well as the dmesg output after, having
tried to load the sbp2 module, and maybe the console output.

> And www.linux1394.org is down.  I thought it would be easier.  How can I 
> get sbp2 and fw work?  I'm using the only linux-kernel package por 
> powerpc64.
> That's the only bit missing, copying in my old installation.



Sven Luther

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