Nasty ATI/tulip interaction

Ethan Benson erbenson at
Fri Mar 15 10:40:09 EST 2002

On Thu, Mar 14, 2002 at 02:40:08PM -0800, David A. Gatwood wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Mar 2002, Michel Lanners wrote:
> > Any specific reason to stay with a 2.2 kernel? I can run 2.4.18 mainline
> > straight-Linus (sorry, straight-Marcello) on my 7600, with a Promise as
> > well.
> Ran into nasty problems booting with BootX on a G4, as I was trying to
> have exactly the same environment on my G4 as I was going to have on the
> PowerBase.  Then, I finaly got the PowerBase.  So basically, it was legacy
> from having needed to get the system up and running before the final
> machine actually arrived.  Caused some hiccups.

you must not use BootX on newworld hardware (such as G4s).  you must
use yaboot.

Ethan Benson

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