[regression] 2.6.39-rc[1-3] fail to boot on G5 PowerMac

Mikael Pettersson mikpe at it.uu.se
Fri Apr 15 08:14:05 EST 2011

On Thu, 14 Apr 2011 14:25:31 -0700, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> Mikael,
> Something worth trying: turn off CONFIG_IDE.  That's what I need to
> boot 2.6.39-rc[1-3] on PowerPC G5.
> I know Jens has been fixing problems with IDE versus his plug/unplug
> changes, but it's still not fixed for me in rc3.
> In other mail http://lkml.org/lkml/2011/4/14/614
> I see Linus recommending his post-rc3 commit 6631e635c65d
> but I've not tried that myself yet.
> Hugh


With CONFIG_IDE disabled I could finally boot 2.6.39-rc3 on my G5.
I lost the DVD drive, but that's fine for now.



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