Booting Imac G5
l_indien at magic.fr
Sat Nov 6 22:28:56 EST 2004
On Sat, 2004-11-06 at 01:56, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-11-05 at 13:14 +0100, J. Mayer wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a new Imac G5 and I made Linux boot on it. Here's a patch
> > proposal to get the Sungem ethernet device, the firewire and the IDE
> > controler recognized.
> > There still are major issues:
> > - serial ATA freezes during disc probe
> > - the RTC isn't recongnized
> > - of course, there is no power / fan management.
> > My patch is a very minimal one which made me able to boot from CDROM and
> > firewire disk drive, that's a start ;-)
> > Note that this patch was originally done against the gentoo version of
> > linux-2.6.8 but applies well against kernel.org 2.6.9.
> > I'll try to take a look and solve the SATA issue during this week-end.
> Nice ! Did you submit the new PCI IDs to the online database too ?
I just did, now that you remind it to me ;-)
I also added the two following devices that I just identified, using
/proc/device-tree to locate them:
004f Shasta Mac I/O
0058 U3 AGP bridge
J. Mayer <l_indien at magic.fr>
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