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From: Daniel Egger <>
Cc: Dustin Lang <>,
	Linux Kernel list <>
Subject: Re: Re:No backlight control on PowerBook G4
Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2003 10:55:34 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1068371734.797.506.camel@sonja> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1068346792.673.25.camel@gaston>

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Am Son, den 09.11.2003 schrieb Benjamin Herrenschmidt um 03:59:

> > Still cannot try this because your kernel wouldn't even survive yaboot.

> Can you give details ? It should work just fine, except if I broke
> something in the past few days when getting G5 support in, but I didn't
> have any other report of this, so...

The report on the chrp image is all I have right now because every other
image will result in a hang right after downloading the kernel via tftp.

Which of the two radeon drivers should I use anyway?

> Well, you are not supposed to use the zImage.chrp on a PowerMac,
> and definitely not from yaboot.

With the Linus kernel it's the only one that works.

> Last I tried, then just netbooting vmlinux.elf-pmac worked fine
> on all the "newworld" models I have here). For yaboot, you need
> to load a plain vmlinux binary.

Yes, but the image is too big for yaboot. I'll have to patch it first.


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  reply	other threads:[~2003-11-09 10:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-11-02 19:23 No backlight control on PowerBook G4 Dustin Lang
2003-11-03  0:45 ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2003-11-03  8:51   ` Dustin Lang
2003-11-03  9:04     ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2003-11-03 16:57   ` Daniel Egger
2003-11-03 21:54     ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2003-11-04 10:43       ` Daniel Egger
2003-11-04 20:05       ` Daniel Egger
2003-11-06  0:28         ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2003-11-06  8:01           ` Daniel Egger
2003-11-06  8:16             ` Dustin Lang
2003-11-06  8:26             ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2003-11-06  9:36               ` Daniel Egger
2003-11-07  9:50           ` Daniel Egger
2003-11-09  2:59             ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2003-11-09  9:55               ` Daniel Egger [this message]
2003-11-09 11:03                 ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt

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