2.4.19-pre8-ben0 acenic driver and 867 MHz G4 sound problems

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Thu May 9 23:00:38 EST 2002

>First, thanks to BenH for his fix in the 2.4.19-pre8-ben0 kernel that
>once again allows booting of the 867 MHz G4.  Unfortunately, I now have
>a new problem as the acenic driver is now broken (using a NetGear GA620
>NIC).  The previously working version was from a 2.4.17-pre2-ben0 kernel.
>I can send a diff between the two sources if that would be of any help.
>Also, is there any update on why sound doesn't work on the 867?  It would
>be nice to listen to CDs or watch DVDs on these machines.

Yes, send the diff please, and CC the driver maintainer.

For sound, what makes you think is doesn't work ? (it should actually).

Did you try tweaking the volume with a mixer like gmix or so ?


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