Re: Bug#741663: linux-image-3.13-1-powerpc-smp: therm_windtunnel does not load correctly
On 4/26/21 03:09, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> Control: reopen -1
> On 4/26/21 8:33 AM, Wolfram Sang wrote:
>>> Wolfram just said that the you don't need custom kernels anymore but he
>>> didn't say whether the original bug report that the windfarm modules didn't
>>> load was fixed, did he?
>> Yes and no. I am quite optimistic the bug was fixed with a patch which
>> is included upstream since 4.19-rc1. It still needs confirmation,
>> though, i.e. testing.
> The PowerMac G5 users on this list are kindly asked to confirm the bug has
> been fixed. Until then, I'll reopen it.
>> Back then, that meant compiling your own kernel. These days, you can
>> just use any Debian-provided kernel from 4.19 onwards.
> I'm not sure how this is relevant to the question whether the bug was fixed
> or not in the Debian kernel package.
I have no problems whatsoever with the Debian 5.10.0-6-powerpc64 kernel
nor with a custom 5.12.0-rc7 that I cooked for fun.
# cat /proc/version
Linux version 5.12.0-rc7-genunix (root@enceladus) (gcc (Debian 10.2.1-6)
10.2.1 20210110, GNU ld (GNU Binutils for Debian) 2.35.2) #1 SMP Fri Apr
16 14:44:43 EDT 2021
UNIX and Linux spoken
GreyBeard and suspenders optional