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Re: powerpc d-i daily builds reactivated, use 2.6.12 kernels

On Sun, Oct 09, 2005 at 12:02:18PM -0700, Brad Boyer wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 09, 2005 at 10:08:08AM -0300, Rog?rio Brito wrote:
> > > One possibility in the 2.6.13/2.6.14 timeframe is the ability to
> > > remove the non-apple chrp and prep code. Also, i am not sure if the
> > > pmac-ide driver works on those machines, or if they use scsi only, in
> > > this case we can try removing it also.
> > 
> > The box that I have here only has SCSI controllers, but I think that we
> > could do what Free Software is best at: leave things that we don't think
> > are necessary. If anybody is affected or cares to ask for support, then
> > it probably isn't worth the effort of having it.
> There are definitely oldworld models with IDE. For example, all
> PowerBooks have used IDE hard drives since before the transition
> to ppc. That means at least the 2400,3400, and early G3 PowerBooks
> are all both oldworld and dependent on IDE support for internal
> drives. I think there are a few desktop oldworld models with IDE
> hard drives as well, but I'd have to search around to figure
> out which ones.

The question being, do they also use the pmac-ide driver or something else ? 


Sven Luther

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