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Re: UltraSPARC T3 kernel patches

From: Jurij Smakov <jurij@wooyd.org>
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 10:39:04 +0000

> On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 07:23:28PM +0100, Jurij Smakov wrote:
>> Thanks. I've built a test source package including all necessary 
>> patches and a test build is running now. Ben tells me, however, that
>> 3.0.2 which includes all these patches and fixes is expected to come 
>> out on Monday, and will be uploaded to unstable shortly after that, so 
>> I don't think it makes sense to commit them as a separate patch set 
>> anymore.
> It took a while, but the daily installer images [0] now include a 
> kernel which should support Niagara T3. David, if you could try it out 
> and report your findings, it would be greatly appreciated.
> I would like to use this opportunity to thank Ben and the rest of the 
> kernel team for their efforts on making installer udebs built directly 
> from Debian kernel package source. That means that in the future new 
> kernels will be available in the daily installer builds pretty much 
> immediately after the new Debian kernel package is uploaded.
> [0] http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/

These won't install on my T3 because of a lack of the mpt2sas driver
which is needed to see the onboard disks.

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