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Re: which serious bugs exactly? (Re: if you care about debian on powerpc, please react ...)

Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> writes:

>> Well, it's right and wrong. Those modules don't need to be available
>> while booting but be loaded just after init is being run (I might be
>> wrong here) but if I got right there's a problem on 2.6.18 kernel that
>> doesn't instruct udev to load them and including them on
>> initramfs-tools/modules or /etc/modules is a nice workaround for the
>> problem.
>> Am I wrong?
> Indeed, but somewhere in initramfs, there is a place where additional modules
> are loaded, and this loads i2c-powermac and therm_pm72 right now, but not the
> windfarm modules.
> We could do an initramfs hook package which would provide suitable stuff
> there, or include it in initramfs proper.

Yes. We could but it would add another package on archive while the
fix is a simple change on initramfs itself. I don't think it's a good
trade of.

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