getting linux 2.6.0-test4 to compile on an ibook2

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Wed Aug 27 17:01:39 EST 2003

On Wed, 2003-08-27 at 00:10, Martin Schaffner wrote:
> Hello,
> Today I compiled linux 2.6.0-test4 with almost the same options as the
> currently running 2.4. except for sound support. I had to change 8 lines in the
> code to be able to do so. Below is the patch. One line change concerns ARM
> instead of PowerPC, but the change is because of an architecture-independant API
> change, so I'm including it anyway.

There are patches significantly updating 2.6 for PowerMac that are
pending in Linus incoming queue. I suggest you use the tree at


Until all this is merged upstream


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