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.