I'll take a look at it. I am not sure of the differences between the
2.4 and 2.6 code, but I'll start researching tonight.
On Nov 6, 2007, at 3:43 AM, nubus-pmac-users-
> Hi Alex,
> Alex Kenis wrote:
>> So are there any solutions being kicked around that I can perhaps
>> work on?
> I am currently working on a specific 2.6 kernel version (188.8.131.52),
> which is based on the old ppc-tree -- the one that can live without an
> "emulated" OF device tree.
> It is working in the sense that it goes through the hardware detection
> though crashes lately during the call of some yet to be determined
> init()-function of some driver.
> Although this development effort might sound counterproductive IMHO it
> makes sense to get at least some 2.6 kernel to work. As soon as all
> nubus-specific parts have been ported, we can try to find a solution
> regarding the bootloader/powerpc/OF-device-tree-issue.
> One thing we need independent of the underlying ppc kernel tree is a
> frame buffer driver for the PowerBooks 1400 and 5300.
> Its 2.4-based implementation is found in  and needs to be ported to
> the 2.6-stylish frame buffer interface.
> (It is originally derived from the "Open Firmware based frame buffer
> device", which has been already ported to 2.6 as part of the mainline
> kernel and is available in drivers/video/offb.c)
> Let me know if you're interested.