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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.

    Rogério Brito : rbrito@{mackenzie,ime.usp}.br : GPG key 1024D/7C2CAEB8 :
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