[opensuse-ppc] HELP: test kernel patches on the real thing

Luigi Burdo intermediadc at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 24 01:46:48 AEST 2015

Jo guys
i can try if you need to help.
I have a Quad G5 with RadeonHd on it ... Opensuse 13.2 is running on it
on Qemu 64 Kvm machine hosted by Lubuntu 14.04

On 23/04/15 17:37, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 08:43:24PM -0400, larrystotler at netscape.net wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Wolfram Sang <wsa at the-dreams.de>
>> Quoted from the opensuse-ppc mailing list
>>> I'm Wolfram Sang, maintainer of the I2C subsystem of the Linux Kernel. I
>>> want to get rid of an ancient mechanism in the I2C core which was used in the
>>> 2.4 era. There are only two users left; drivers for old Macintosh computers I
>>> don't have access to. So, I tried to emulate the behaviour on an ARM board and
>>> wrote a replacement for the old mechanism which works fine here. Now, I wonder
>>> if there are people willing to test these patches on the real thing? This would
>>> be much appreciated!
>> I have a bunch of older macs but none currently has linux and/or a current version of linux on them.  
>> What models do you need tested?  Can you point me to a quick easy to install distro?  I usually use openSUSE but I think Fedora has a ppc port now as well.
>> I only have 32bit macs.  I have:
>> iMac DV 400Mhz
>> PowerMac G4 Digital Audio 466Mhz
>> 2 - PowerMac G3 Blue & Whites (one with a G4 I THINK).
>> PowerMac 9600
>> PowerMac 9500
>> PowerMac 6500
>> PowerMac 6400
>> PowerMac G3 All In One Beige.
>> PowerBook G3 Wallstreet
> Thank you for the offer! I am still in the process to find out which
> machines are "windtunnel" and which ones are "keywest". I thought this
> would be easy once I found some Mac owners, but seems I was wrong...
> I'll let you know if one of your machines could become useful.
> Thanks again,
>    Wolfram
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