I tried out your latest test kernels. Still no go on the Performa 5200, which I also on my PowerBook 3400. It gets the same results as the 5200.
Though with the new kernel the 5200 say something like: MMU: Set BAT for Nubus on Performa instead of saying: MMU: Set BAT for PowerBook / Performa
Still, both the 3400 and 5200 freeze on "MMU:exit" I've tried the 'video=offb:ofonly' and it didn't make any difference. I'll try the 'video=valkyriefb' next.
Oh yeah, and on my PowerBook 5300, I did have a drive specified. (/dev/ram) But nothing was there so that's why it got the kernel panic.
If only I knew more on programming... Still, I would like to figure out how to use git and download the source code.
Thanks for all your hard work. Hope my testing has helped somehow.
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org > From: email@example.com > Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 17:05:35 +0200 > Subject: [Nubus-pmac-users] Linux 184.108.40.206 > > Hi all, > > I just updated the test kernel images and added a tarball including > some modules. > The kernel should now be able to boot from hard drive as well as from > ramdisks - on PowerBooks at least. > > I also found an error relating the Performa support - it might at > least get to print something on the screen (you should try > 'video=offb:ofonly' as well as 'video=valkyriefb'). > > Now the interrupt handling on PBs is much more stable as well as > faster - at least on my PB 1400. There's also serial port support now > - even serial console should work. And NuBus devices (internal > ethernet cards mainly) are supported now - my Focus EtherLAN 1400 is > working. > > On my PB 1400 there's now Debian Lenny (Xfce + Lxde edition) > installed and in my opinion it's working better than Woody or Sarge > with 2.4 kernels. Even the Xfce desktop is usable - and I've also > been able to use iceweasel with acceptable performance. The x.org > server sadly failed to autoconfigure and even crashes in the attempt > to do so. I had to add the line: > Driver "fbdev" > to section "Device" manually after running "dpkg-reconfigure xserver- > xorg". > I still get shutdowns (PMU cuts off the power) occasionally. > > If you'd like to install the modules extract them to "/" and run > depmod after that. I didn't build netfilter modules because they fail > to do so on my HFS+ partition. > > Please try that kernel images if you wish and report your results! > And well - I could need some support in programming... > > Have fun, > Tobias > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ > Come build with us! The BlackBerry(R) Developer Conference in SF, CA > is the only developer event you need to attend this year. Jumpstart your > developing skills, take BlackBerry mobile applications to market and stay > ahead of the curve. Join us from November 9 - 12, 2009. Register now! > http://p.sf.net/sfu/devconference > _______________________________________________ > Nubus-pmac-users mailing list > Nubusfirstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/nubus-pmac-users
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