Support for new Dual G4 1 Gig machines?
trini at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Jan 30 09:06:19 EST 2002
On Tue, Jan 29, 2002 at 10:25:45AM -0700, Derrik Pates wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Jan 2002 benh at kernel.crashing.org wrote:
> > I recently spotted a problem with >512Mb (CONFIG_HIGHMEM or not) & SMP that
> > is fixed in the current bk _2_4 (2.4.18pre7). I also sent a fix to Marcelo
> > that should hopefully be in the next 2.4.18preX release.
> > You should also use sungem preferably to the old gmac driver.
> Maybe you should officially deprecate the GMAC driver in favor of SunGEM,
> then? Put something on its line in the config scripts that says
> ***DEPRECATED***, and something in Configure.help for it that says
> something like "Please DO NOT use me, use the SunGEM driver instead!" so
> there's no question, so maybe someday it can be dropped?
Well, I think the plan is to simply rm the file in 2.5.x :) Dropping it
from 2.4.x is probably a bad idea, since it's not broken for old things.
The defconfigs should probably be updated tho. :)
Tom Rini (TR1265)
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