ANS Patches en route to the 2.2.x kernel?

Nicholas Olinsky olinskyn at
Fri Apr 2 06:08:11 EST 1999

Now that the patches have been upload, when can we expect ANS support to be a
part of the main kernel? Will LinuxPPC 5 support ANS without the hoop jumping
we current go through?

"David T. McWherter" wrote:

> Just another bit of good news:
> v2.2.4 is up on
> And soon will be finished uploading to
> And the good news is that it seems that if you give it
> a 'root=/blah' argument during bootup, it'll boot from
> the internal scsi chain (at least it does so for us).
> The file listing:
>         patches.tgz - The files changed in the source tree (from vger)
>         linux-pmac-2.2.1.ans.tgz - The modified source tree
>         vmlinux(_2.2.4) - The compiled kernel
> -David
> On Tue, 23 Mar 1999, Cort Dougan wrote:
> > Watch vger.  That's where all the patches go through for PPC.
> >
> > I don't have an up-to-date copy of the ANS patches but should be getting
> > them soon.  ANS is on its way into the main kerenl but has taken quite a
> > while, yes.

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