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SubjectRe: [PATCH] powerpc: minimizing the configuration of linkstation_defconfig
On Apr 28 2009, Kumar Gala wrote:
> I'm pretty sure we need this for old initrd style ramdisks so I'd prefer
> we leave it enabled.

Oh, for oldstyle it is needed. You're right. It is better to keep it in
the defconfig. Just drop the hunk from the patch that I sent you.

>> Thanks. The MTD & PHYMAP_COMPAT are the things that have been bugging
>> me and my main reason to keep with the bleeding edge kernels is to
>> get things whey they were (regarding mtd) as in kernel 2.6.28.
>>
>> As I have no experience with MTD devices, I would appreciate a
>> reference to their workings... All that I know is that all my
>> /dev/mtd* devices are gone if I boot a 2.6.29* kernel.
>>
>> Of course, I can do a git bisect process (since the MTD subsystem
>> doesn't work as it did in the past even if I enable PHYMAP_COMPAT and
>> put the same settings there, quite unfortunately).
>
> ok.. I killed my kurobox long ago so can't be much help here.

Oh... :-(

I will post the problems that I get with MTD on my kurobox so that
people from both the linux-mtd/linuxppc-dev lists can see what is
happening and suggest some fixes.


Thanks, Rogério Brito.

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