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Re: G3 imac, networking, 2.6.12 kernel



On Wed, Feb 15, 2006 at 10:30:14AM -0500, Rich Johnson wrote:
> >I've poked around a bit and it seems that this is a common problem  
> >with G3 macs where the devices are not visible to the pci bus.
> 
> And the answer is....  "bmac".  This problem has been around since at  
> least 2.6.7.
> 
> FWIW, the installation still fails with linux-image-2.6-15-1-powerpc  
> as neither hotplug nor udev can probe this particular machine.
> I plan on filing a bug against  linux-image-2.6.15-1-powerpc, along  
> with the script below for consideration as part of the postinst  
> process.  Is that the ''correct'' package to post against?

I would think the correct fix would be to update hotplug and friends
to know about macio. There was a patch floating around to do just that.

	Brad Boyer
	flar@allandria.com



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