From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Daniel Egger <email@example.com>
Cc: Dustin Lang <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Linux Kernel list <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Re:No backlight control on PowerBook G4
Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2003 22:03:25 +1100 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <1068375805.6805.9.camel@gaston> (raw)
On Sun, 2003-11-09 at 20:55, Daniel Egger wrote:
> 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?
The new one.
> > 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.
It's fairly simple to "fix" yaboot to handle >4Mb images actually,
just change the size in of_fs.c
prev parent reply other threads:[~2003-11-09 11:03 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
2003-11-09 11:03 ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt [this message]
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