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    SubjectRe: Re:No backlight control on PowerBook G4
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    On Sun, 2003-11-09 at 20:55, Daniel Egger wrote:
    > Am Son, den 09.11.2003 schrieb Benjamin Herrenschmidt um 03:59:
    >
    > > > Still cannot try this because your kernel wouldn't even survive yaboot.
    >
    > > Can you give details ? It should work just fine, except if I broke
    > > something in the past few days when getting G5 support in, but I didn't
    > > have any other report of this, so...
    >
    > The report on the chrp image is all I have right now because every other
    > image will result in a hang right after downloading the kernel via tftp.
    >
    > Which of the two radeon drivers should I use anyway?

    The new one.

    > > Well, you are not supposed to use the zImage.chrp on a PowerMac,
    > > and definitely not from yaboot.
    >
    > With the Linus kernel it's the only one that works.
    >
    > > Last I tried, then just netbooting vmlinux.elf-pmac worked fine
    > > on all the "newworld" models I have here). For yaboot, you need
    > > to load a plain vmlinux binary.
    >
    > Yes, but the image is too big for yaboot. I'll have to patch it first.

    It's fairly simple to "fix" yaboot to handle >4Mb images actually,
    just change the size in of_fs.c

    Ben.

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