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    SubjectRe: linux-2.6.23-rc4 ppc build failure
    On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 02:56:50PM -0700, Bret Towe wrote:
    > On 8/29/07, Bret Towe <> wrote:
    > > while trying to build a fresh kernel for my mini after upgrading from gutsy
    > > (and forgetting to save my .config) I hit the below build error
    > > 2.6.23-rc3 I did work under feisty but that is with a different .config
    > > so not sure if that makes any difference or not
    > > I've not bisected cause it takes so long on this computer...
    > > attached is the config I'm working off now

    So how did you generate the new .config? Did you start with a defconfig
    of some sort and then alter to personal taste?

    I ask because if we have other users our there that have working system
    with BLK_DEV_IDE=m it'd be nice to have make oldconfig fix them. If
    it's just a matter of not letting people get into that state then
    something like the patch below will probably help.

    Ensure that BLK_DEV_IDE is built-in befoer allowing BLK_DEV_IDE_PMAC to
    be selected.

    Signed-off-by: Tony Breeds <>


    drivers/ide/Kconfig | 2 +-
    1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/drivers/ide/Kconfig b/drivers/ide/Kconfig
    index e049f65..e55be26 100644
    --- a/drivers/ide/Kconfig
    +++ b/drivers/ide/Kconfig
    @@ -780,7 +780,7 @@ endif

    config BLK_DEV_IDE_PMAC
    bool "Builtin PowerMac IDE support"
    - depends on PPC_PMAC && IDE=y
    + depends on PPC_PMAC && IDE=y && BLK_DEV_IDE=y
    This driver provides support for the built-in IDE controller on
    most of the recent Apple Power Macintoshes and PowerBooks.
    Yours Tony ||
    Jan 28 - Feb 02 2008 The Australian Linux Technical Conference!
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